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Phytoplankton production in the Corpus Christi Bay Estuary

R. Warren Flint

Phytoplankton production in the Corpus Christi Bay Estuary

by R. Warren Flint

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Published by Sea Grant College Program, Texas A & M University in College Station, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phytoplankton -- Texas -- Corpus Christi Bay Estuary.,
  • Primary productivity (Biology) -- Texas -- Corpus Christi Bay Estuary.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContributions in marine science. Vol. 27.
    StatementR. Warren Flint.
    SeriesTAMU-SG -- 85-813., TAMU-SG -- no. 85-813.
    ContributionsTexas A & M University. Sea Grant College Program., University of Texas Marine Science Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [65]-83 :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16115067M

    Nueces Bay is a northwestern extension of Corpus Christi Bay in the San Patricio and Nueces counties of Texas. The bay is fed by the Nueces River, forming a natural estuary, which renders it ecologically and economically vital to the surrounding serves as a habitat for the propagation of fish and shellfish, which sustain diverse species of birds and other on: South Texas Gulf Coast. Nitrogen availability and form are important controls on estuarine phytoplankton growth. This study experimentally determined the influence of urea and nitrate additions on phytoplankton growth throughout the growing season (March , June , August ) in a temperate, eutrophied estuary (Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina, USA).Cited by: 5.

    Phytoplankton production in the Delaware Estuary: temporal and spatial variability Jonathan R. Pennock & Jonathan H. Sharp College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, Lewes, Delaware , USA ABSTRACT: Phytoplankton production in the Delaware Estuary (USA) was measured over several seasonal cycles (). Dr. Michael S. Wetz Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Science & Engineering, Life Sciences phytoplankton in Apalachicola Bay, Florida, a river-dominated estuary," AGU-ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA. of eutrophication in an urbanizing estuary (Oso Bay, Corpus Christi, TX)," ASLO Aquatic.

    Effects of nutrients and zooplankton on an estuary’s phytoplankton: inferences from a synthesis of 30 years of data SCOTT H. ENSIGN, 1, DINA M. LEECH,2 AND MICHAEL F. PIEHLER Institute of Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead City, North Carolina USACited by: 4. Temporal variability in physicochemical properties, phytoplankton standing crop and primary production for 7 years (–) in the neritic area of Sagami Bay, Japan. Journal of Oceanogra 87–Cited by: 7.


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Phytoplankton production in the Corpus Christi Bay Estuary by R. Warren Flint Download PDF EPUB FB2

Seen in many estuaries including Corpus Christi Bay (Flint, ), Howe Sound (Stockner et al., ), Bristol Channel (Joint and Pomroy, ), Ems-Dollard Estuary (Colijn and.

Communities of microscopic plant life, or phytoplankton, dominate the Earth's aquatic ecosystems. This important new book by Colin Reynolds covers the adaptations, physiology and population dynamics of phytoplankton communities in lakes and rivers and by: The dynamics of a spring bloom seen in relation to hydrographieal conditions and light regime.

Journal of Plankton Research, 6, FLEMER D. () Primary production in the Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Science, 11, FHNT R. () Phytoplankton production in the Corpus Christi Bay Estuary. Contributions in Marine Science, 27, Cited by:   WESTERN COASTAL WATERS.

Dooley (Dooley, ) presented the first description of phytoplankton populations from the Galway Bay region with his account of the phytoplankton in Kilkieran Bay during the winter (February) and early summer (May) of In February, the planktonic flora was dominated, throughout the Bay, by Skeletonema costatum Cited by: Turbidity as a control on phytoplankton biomass and productivity in estuaries.

In many coastal plain estuaries light attenuation by suspended sediments confines the photic zone to a small fraction of the water column, such that light limitation is a major control on phytoplankon production and turnover rate.

Oso Bay, in Nueces County, Texas, is a secondary embayment that flows into Corpus Christi Bay. There are indications that water quality degradation is occurring in Oso Bay, including: 1) localized presence of high concentrations of pathogenic bacteria for which a total maximum daily load (TMDL) has been recommended, Cited by:   Corpus Christi Bay, one of seven major Texas estuaries, is characterized by low freshwater inflow, small tidal flushing, low annual rainfall, and high evaporation rates.

Minimal exchange of water makes this estuary sensitive to episodic environmental variation caused by sudden surges of freshwater from flooding rains or by: Paul Montagna Publications Comparing performance of five nutrient phytoplankton zooplankton (NPZ) models in coastal lagoons.

Ecological Modelling 13– Long­term biological effects of coastal hypoxia in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, 5/31/ Publications[3].htm. 5/31/ Publications[3].htm. The coast from Galveston Bay to Corpus Christi Bay, consists of large bays and estuaries supplied with freshwater inflow by rivers, but as you move south down the Texas coastline there is less and less freshwater inflow.

Corpus Christi Bay is a scenic semi-tropical bay on the Texas coast found in San Patricio and Nueces counties, next to the major city of Corpus Christi.

It is separated from the Gulf of Mexico by Mustang Island, and is fed by the Nueces River and Oso Creek from its western and southern extensions, Nueces Bay and Oso countries: United States.

Victoria is located in south east Texas 20 miles inland from the nearest bay off the Gulf of Mexico. It lies between Houston,TX and Corpus Christi,TX along the Gulf coast area with Houston to.

Contributions in marine science volume View/ Open. txu-oclcpdf (Mb) Gulf of Mexico / Brian Fry, Richard K. Anderson, Lee Entzeroth, Jerry L. Bird and Patrick L.

Parker (p. ) -- Phytoplankton production in the Corpus Christi Bay estuary / R. Warren Flint (p. ) -- Short note on changes in the abundance and.

Estuarine benthos: long-term community structure variations, Corpus Christi Bay, Texas. Estuaries 6(2): Flint, R.W. Computer-accessible Annotated Bibliography of the Corpus Christi Bay Estuary. Francisco Estuary: Recent Biomass Trends, Their Causes and Their Trophic Significance.

San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, Vol. 6, Issue 1 (February), Article 2. inTRODUCTiOn The major resident pelagic fish species of the upper San Francisco Estuary (Figure 1) have declined to record or near-record low abundances in recent.

Plankton can be divided into three major classes: phytoplankton (algae), zooplankton and bacteria. Phytoplankton. Phytoplankton (or algae) are tiny, single-celled plants. One drop of water from the Bay may contain thousands of phytoplankton.

Phytoplankton are the primary producers of food and oxygen in the Bay, forming the base of the food web. In a three-year study of the Nueces, diatoms comprised over 70% of the phytoplankton community in Corpus Christi Bay (Holland et al., ).

The diatoms Thalassionema production Lower Estuary Lagoon Mid Estuary Upper Estuary Gulf of Mexico tidal exchange Fig. IV.B Conceptual zonation in an estuary with respect to nutrient processing (from. Fig. Map of the Corpus Christi Bay estuary and adjacent coastal waters showing the numbered study sampling sites.

Mean daily phytoplankton productivity rates are shown for the upper estuary (station 2), the middle estuary (stations 7 and 9), and the coastal waters (station 10).

tological records, fluvial flow rates, fisheries. The cultured biomass consumes autochthonous phytoplankton production, generating a deficit of phytoplankton inside the bay. However, the higher water exchange with the far field promoted by the breach (Figure 1 d) acts to replenish the depleted phytoplankton with oceanic sources, thus reducing this deficit and improving the depletion index by: Current status and historical trends of brown tide and red tide phytoplankton blooms in the Corpus Christi Bay National Estuary Program study area.

[Edward Joseph Buskey; Corpus Christi Bay National Estuary Program. Abstract Benthic nutrient recycling is a significant source of dissolved nitrogen for south Texas coastal waters in the region of the Corpus Christi Bay estuary. Studies indicate that 90% of the dissolved nitrogen supply for phytoplankton production is Cited by:.

Galveston Bay 9 Objectives 11 3. Methods 11 Water quality 12 Primary productivity 14 Phytoplankton community structure 15 Phytoplankton Pulse Amplitude Modulated Fluorometer 16 Resource Limitation Assays 17 Size: 9MB.Phytoplankton Growth Balanced by Clam and Zooplankton Grazing and Net Transport into the Low-Salinity Zone of the San Francisco Estuary Wim J.

Kimmerer & Janet K. Thompson Received: 19 June /Revised: 9 October /Accepted: 2 December OCLC Number: Notes: "January " Description: 4 volumes: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Contents: v. 1. [without special title] --v Current status and historical trends of avian resources in the Corpus Christi Bay National Estuary Program study area / by Alan H.

Chaney, Gene W. Blacklock, and Sharon G. Bartels t summary --v