1Vietnam Journal of Hydrometeorology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Planktonic diatoms produce resting stages that survive in the sediment and allow species persistence over periods in which vegetative growth does not occur. Sediments from coastal estuary in the Mokpo Harbour, Korea were took and investigated. Diatom germination tests from sediment were carried out in laboratory. Diatom cells were identified by microscope based on standard method. This study provided more understanding of diatom germination from in situ sediment, seasonal condition as nutrient, light, moonson might also affect and decide significantly phytoplankton growth and bloom in coast. The study is very useful for investigation about plankton dynamic, food chain in coastal areas in general.
Cite this paper
Bach Quang Dung (2019), Germination Test for Diatoms from Coastal Estuary Sediment. Vietnam Journal of Hydrometeorology 03, 21-27.
1. Andersson, A., Haecky, P., Hagström, Å., 1994. Effect of temperature and light on the growth of micro- nano- and pico-plankton: impact on algal succession. Marine Biology, 120: 511-520.
2. Bode, A., Álvarez-Ossorio, M.T., González, N., Lorenzo, J., Rodríguez, C., Varela, M., Varela, M.M., 2005. Seasonal variability of plankton blooms in the Ria de Ferrol (NW Spain): II. Plankton abundance, composition and biomass. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 63: 285-300.
3. Domingues, R.B., Barbosa, A., Galvão, H., 2005. Nutrients, light and phytoplankton succession in a temperate estuary (the Guadiana, south-western Iberia). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 64: 249-260.
4. Gameiro, C., Cartaxana, P., Brotas, V., 2007. Environmental drivers of phytoplankton distribution and composition in Tagus Estuary, Portugal. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 75: 21-34.
5. Garrison, D.L., Gowing, M.M., Hughes, M.P., Campbell, L., Caron, D.A., Dennett, M.R., Shalapyonok, A., Olson, R.J., Landry, M.R., Brown, S.L., Liu, H.-B., Azam, F., Steward, G.F., Ducklow, H.W., Smith, D.C., 2000. Microbial food web structure in the Arabian Sea: a US JGOFS study. Deep Sea Research II, 47: 1387- 1422.
6. Gloria, E.S., Diana, S., Marina, M., Raffaele, S., Carina, B.L., 2009. Germination of resting stages of diatoms and dinoflagellates in marine sediments from two upwelling areas of Chile. Gayana Bot., 66(2): 293-255.
7. Goffart, A., Hecq, J.H., Legendre, L., 2002. Changes in the development of the winter-spring phytoplankton bloom in the Bay of Calvi (NW Mediterranean) over the last two decades: a response to changing climate?. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 236: 45-60.
8. Hansen, B.W., Hygum, B.H., Brozek, M., Jensen, F., Rey, C., 2000. Food web interactions in a Calanus finmarchicus dominated pelagic ecosystem-a mesocosm study. Journal of Plankton Research, 22: 569-588.
9. Iriarte, A., Purdie, D.A., 2004. Factors controlling the timing of major spring bloom events in an UK south coast estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 61: 679-690.
10. Ishikawa, A., Furuya, K., 2004. The role of diatom resting stages in the onset of the spring bloom in the East China Sea. Marine Biology, 145: 633-639.
11. Kuuppo, P., Autio, R., Kuosa, H., Setälä, O., Tanskanen, S., 1998. Nitrogen, silicate and zooplankton control of the planktonic food-web in spring. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 46: 65-75.
12. Madariaga, I.D., González-Azpiri, L., Villate, F., Orive, E., 1992. Plankton responses to hydrological changes induced by Freshets in a shallow mesotidal estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 35: 425-434.
13. Madhu, N.V., Jyothibabu, R., Balachandran, K.K., Honey, U.K., Martin, G.D., Vijay, J.G., Shiyas, C.A., Gupta, G.V.M., Achuthankutty, C.T., 2007. Monsoonal impact on planktonic standing stock and abundance in a tropical estuary (Cochin backwaters - India). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 73: 54-64.
14. Mallin, M.A., Paerl, H.W., Rudek, J., 1991. Seasonal phytoplankton composition, productivity and biomass in the Neuse River estuary, North Carolina. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 32: 609-623.
15. Marina, M., Carmen D.P., Diana S., Francesca M., Adriana Z.,. 2013. Diversity and germination patterns of diatom resting stages at a coastal Mediterranean site. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 484: 79-95.
16. Moses, W.C., Wheeler, P.A., 2004. Wheeler seasonal and across-shelf trends of the phytoplankton community of the Oregon coastal environment. Northeast Pacific GLOBEC Long Term Observation Project, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Oregon State University.
17. Muylaert, K., Sabbe, K., 1999. Spring phytoplankton assemblages in and around the maximum turbidity zone of the estuaries of the Elbe (Germany), the Schelde (Belgium/The Netherlands) and the Gironde (France). Journal of Marine Systems, 22: 133-149.
18. Paffenhöfer, G.A., 2002. An assessment of the effects of diatoms on planktonic copepods. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 227: 305-310.
19. Pitcher, G.C., 1990. Phytoplankton seed populations of the Cape Peninsula upwelling plume, with particular reference to resting spores of Chaetoceros (bacillariophyceae) and their role in seeding upwelling waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 31: 283-301.
20. Popovich, C.A., Marcovecchio, J.E., 2008. Spatial and temporal variability of phytoplankton and environmental factors in a temperate estuary of South America (Atlantic coast, Argentina). Continental Shelf Research, 28: 236- 244.
21. Pratt, D.M., 1965. The winter-spring diatom flowering in Narragansett Bay. Limnology and Oceanography 10, 173-184.
22. Roberta, P., Diana, S., Carina, B.L., Maria, P.T., Adriana, Z., Marina, M., 2017. Diatom Resting Stages in Surface Sediments: A Pilot Study Comparing Next Generation Sequencing and Serial Dilution Cultures. Cryptogamie, Algologie, 38(1): 31-46.
23. Rousseau, V., Becquevort, S., Parent, J.Y., Gasparini, S., Daro, M.-H., Tackx, M., Lancelot, C., 2000. Trophic efficiency of the planktonic food web in a coastal ecosystem dominated by Phaeocystis colonies. Journal of Sea Research, 43: 357-372.
24. Sarthou, G., Timmermans, K. R., Blain, S., Tréguer, P., 2005. Growth physiology and fate of diatoms in the ocean: a review. Journal of Sea Research, 53: 25-42.
25. Schultes, S., Verity, P.G., Bathmann, U., 2006. Copepod grazing during an iron-induced diatom bloom in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (EisenEx): I. Feeding patterns and grazing impact on prey populations. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 338: 16-34.
26. Semeneh, M., Dehairs, F., Elskens, M., Baumann, M.E.M., Kopczynska, E.E., Lancelot, C., Goeyens, L., 1998. Nitrogen uptake regime and phytoplankton community structure in the Atlantic and Indian sectors of the Southern Ocean. Journal of Marine Systems, 17: 159-177.
27. Shimada, C., Tanaka, Y., Tanimura, Y., 2006. Seasonal variation in skeletal silicification of Neodenticula seminae, a marine planktonic diatom: Sediment trap experiments in the NW Pacific Ocean (1997-2001). Marine Micropaleontology, 60: 130-144.
28. Shipe, R.F., Curtaz, J., Subramaniam, A., Carpenter, E.J., Capone, D.G., 2006. Diatom biomass and productivity in oceanic and plumeinfluenced waters of the western tropical Atlantic ocean. Deep Sea Research I, 53: 1320-1334.
29. Sin, Y., Wetzel, R.L., Anderson, I.C., 2000. Seasonal variations of size-fractionated phytoplankton along the salinity gradient in the York River estuary, Virginia (USA). Journal of Plankton Research, 22: 1945-1960.
30. Tatiana, Y.O., Tatiana V.M., 2009. Resting stages of microalgae in recent marine sediments of Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 35(4): 313- 322.
31. Tsuda, A., Kiyosawa, H., Kuwata, A., Mochizuki, M., Shiga, N., Saito, H., Chiba, S., Imai, K., Nishioka, J., Ono, T., 2005. Responses of diatoms to iron-enrichment (SEEDS) in the western subarctic Pacific, temporal and spatial comparisons. Progress in Oceanography, 64: 189-205.
32. Werner, D. (Editor), 1977. The Biology of Diatoms (Botanical Monographs). Vol. 13. University of California Press, pp. 498.
33. Whitney, F.A., Crawford, W.R., Harrison, P.J., 2005. Physical processes that enhance nutrient transport and primary productivity in the coastal and open ocean of the subarctic NE Pacific. Deep Sea Research II, 52: 681-706.
34. Wong, C.S., Waser, N.A.D., Nojiri, Y., Whitney, F.A., Page, J.S., Zeng, J., 2002. Seasonal cycles of nutrients and dissolved inorganic carbon at high and mid latitudes in the North Pacific Ocean during the Skaugran cruises: determination of new production and nutrient uptake ratios. Deep Sea Research II, 49: 5317-5338.
35. Wysocki, L.A., Bianchi, T.S., Powell, R.T., Reuss, N., 2006. Spatial variability in the coupling of organic carbon, nutrients, and phytoplankton pigments in surface waters and sediments of the Mississippi River plume. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 69: 47-63.
36. Vargas, C.A., González, H.E., 2004. Plankton community structure and carbon cycling in a coastal upwelling system. I. Bacteria, microprotozoans and phytoplankton in the diet of copepods and appendicularians. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 34: 151-164.
37. Zhang, Y., Lu, S., Zhang, C., Gao, Y., 2010. Distribution and germination of viable diatom resting stage cells in sediments of the East China Sea. Acta Oceanol. Sin., 29(5): 121-128.