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Editor's Foreword ix Contributors' Forewords xi Acknowledgments xv

(Chapter 1 introduction and

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Chapter 2 Iffljarine <2\atomd 5

Grethe R. Hasle and Erik E. Syvertsen

Introduction 5

General Characteristics 6 Life Cycles 7

Morphology and Terminology 13 Classification 23 Genera Represented in Marine Plankton 23 Centric Diatoms 23 Pennate Diatoms 26 Identification 27 Content 27 Description of Taxa 28 Centric Diatoms 28 Pennate Diatoms 240 Methodology 331

Collection and Concentration 331

Unialgal Cultures as a Means for Species Identification 333

Preservation and Storage 333

Preparation for Light Microscopy 334

Preparation for Electron Microscopy 335

Microscopy 336

What to Look for—General Hints for Identification and Preparation 337 Taxonomic Appendix 338 New Genus 338 New Names 339 Validation of Names 339 New Nomenclatural Combinations 340 Common Diatom Synonyms 341 Index of Diatom Taxa 351 References 361

Karen A. Steidinger in Collaboration with Karl Tangen

Introduction 387

General Characteristics 387 Dinoflagellates: Eukaryotic Unicells 390 Terminology and Morphology 391 Morphological Types 391 General Cell Terms 391 Microanatomy 401

Characters Used in Identifying Prorocentroid Desmokont Cells 402

Characters Used in Identifying Dinokont Cells 403 Identification of Species 416 Techniques for Preparation of Dinoflagellates for

Identification 551 Common Dinoflagellate Synonyms 554 Index of Dinoflagellate Taxa 565 References 570

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