Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)


Biological Sciences

First Advisor

Joel W. Hedgpath

First Committee Member

Gary J. Brusca

Second Committee Member

J. David Carson


It is the purpose of this study to present a quantitative survey of the family Peridiniidae in Tomales Bay over the six month period between October thirtieth and May sixth. Emphasis has been placed on variation in the total Peridiniidae population for this period, on the seasonal variation of individual species, and on the possible effects of hydrographic and climatic conditions on the population.



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