Protozoa vs Biofouling - What's the difference?

protozoa | biofouling |


As a proper noun protozoa

is protozoans; eukaryotes that are primarily unicellular, existing singly or aggregating into colonies, and usually nonphotosynthetic, placed either as:.

As a noun biofouling is

the accumulation of living organisms on some surface by bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae and invertebrates.

protozoa

English

Noun

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    biofouling

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The accumulation of living organisms on some surface by bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae and invertebrates.
  • * 2007 , Schumacher, James F, et. al., "Engineered antifouling microtopographies – effect of feature size, geometry, and roughness on settlement of zoospores of the green alga Ulva", Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 23(1):55-62.[http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface?content=a776600187&rt=0&format=pdf]
  • Tin and copper-based paints are effective at reducing biofouling , however, an alternative is needed to address environmental restrictions on tin and copper formulations.