Types of Algae

Types of Algae

Classifications of algae is at present based upon the chemical composition of food storage substances and of the cell wall and upon the quality of the pigments present. The algae and the plant-like protists constitute the major segment of the aquatic pastures, the level in which radiant energy is fixed in protoplasm and transferred to non-autotrophic organisms ranging from zooplankton to fish.

Blue-green Algae
Euglenoid
Green Algae
Yellow-Golden-brown Algae and Diatoms
Brown Algae
Red Algae
Significance of Algae

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