• Definition for "periphyton"
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periphyton definition

  • noun:
    • Sessile organisms, eg algae and tiny crustaceans, that stay attached with surfaces projecting from base of a freshwater aquatic environment.
    • a combination of algae, cyanobacteria, heterotrophic microbes, and detritus this is certainly mounted on submerged surfaces generally in most aquatic ecosystems.
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