Phytoplankton taxonomic composition (taxa richness) in three surface samples: Molecular vs. Morphological approaches.

<p>VIRE River (station A), ESTUARY (station C) and BAY (station E). (A) Number of OTUs according to the taxonomic affiliation of the 18S rRNA gene sequences. (B) Number of taxa identified by microscopy (LM + SEM).</p>