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Phytoplankton assemblage Characterization along the Mediterranean coast of Morocco during autumn

  • Hajar IDMOUSSI
  • Laila SOMOUE
  • Karim HILMI
  • Omar Ettahiri
  • Tarik BAIBAI
  • Ahmed MAKAOUI
  • Ahmed ERRHIF

The present study aimed to assess the composition, abundance and diversity of phytoplankton assemblage along the Moroccan Mediterranean Coast. Phytoplankton samples were collected in October 2018 at 48 stations from M’diq bay in the West to Saïdia in the East. 92 taxa have been inventoried, belonging to five groups. Diatoms dominate qualitatively and quantitatively (85.5%), followed by dinoflagellates (12%). Phytoplanktonic diversity and abundance was pronounced in the western part of Moroccan Mediterranean Sea, especially (from Jebha to M’diq) because of the influence of the Atlantic flow.

  • Keywords:
  • Phytoplankton,
  • Biodiversity and functioning ecosystem,
  • Moroccan Mediterranean Coast,
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Hajar IDMOUSSI

University Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco

Laila SOMOUE

Institut National de Recherche Halieutique, Morocco

Karim HILMI

Institut National de Recherche Halieutique, Morocco

Omar Ettahiri

Institut National de Recherche Halieutique, Morocco

Tarik BAIBAI

Institut National de Recherche Halieutique, Morocco

Ahmed MAKAOUI

Institut National de Recherche Halieutique, Morocco

Ahmed ERRHIF

University Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco

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Phytoplankton assemblage Characterization along the Mediterranean coast of Morocco during autumn

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Hajar IDMOUSSI, Laila SOMOUE, Karim HILMI, Omar Ettahiri, Tarik BAIBAI, Ahmed MAKAOUI, Ahmed ERRHIF

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10.36253/978-88-5518-147-1.55

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Eighth International Symposium “Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas. Problems and Measurement Techniques”

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Livorno (Italy) June 2020

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Donatella Carboni, Matteo De Vincenzi, Laura Bonora

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