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Unformatted text preview: phytoplankton , an important source of oxygen and the base of many food webs in the oceans and freshwater. Body styles range from single-celled to colonial (possibly simple multicellular). Kingdom Stramenopila This proposed kingdom includes the diatoms, golden algae, brown algae, and water molds. All members of this kingdom have numerous hair-like projections from their flagellae. The monophyletic nature of this group has been established by molecular systematic methods. When they are photosynthetic, chlorophyll c is the main accessory pigment. This kingdom includes diatoms, giant kelps, and mildews, making it a very diverse group both in terms of lifestyle as well as the size iof organisms....
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