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Found Blue-green algae 5 times.

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1. Aufwuchs
Complex assemblage of plants and animals living on the surface of a submerged mineral or organic substrate. It includes diatoms, blue-green algae , protozoa , rotifers and nematodes.

2. Cyanobacteria
A division of photosynthetic bacteria formerly known as blue-green algae.

3. Division Cyanophyta (cyanophytes, cyanobacteria, blue-green algae)
Division Cyanophyta (which is in Kingd om Monera ) contains the cyanobacteria, which are one-celled or colonial prokaryote s that contain chlorophyll (but not chloroplast s, which contain the chlorophyll in true plants). Cyanobacteria are autotrophs (create their own energy via photosynthesis ) and reproduce by fission (splitting in two). There are over 7,500 species of cyanobacteria and they are found in many environments: damp soil and rocks, fresh water, and salt water.

4. Eukaryote (eucaryote, eukaryotic cell, eucaryotic cell)
Cell or organism with a membrane-bound, structurally discrete nucleus and other well-developed subcellular compartments. Eukaryotes include all organisms except virus es, bacteria , and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). Compare prokaryote .

5. Phycobilin
An accessory pigment that aids photosynthesis in both red and blue-green algae .