Cryptogamic crusts are made up of communities of algae and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and when intact, will minimize erosion of the soil beneath.

Cryptogamic crust in Palau

Cryptogamic crusts are made up of communities of algae and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and when intact, will minimize erosion of the soil beneath.

Palau tropical

Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2007-02-26
AlbumProkaryotes and Viruses > Bacteria/cyanobacteria/archaea
TypePhoto
Dimensions3264 x 2448
Filesize4 MB
Number of Downloads18
Filetype(s) JPG
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Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)