This intriguing book shows how this group's unusal members are generally classified according to an absence of a feature, such as the lack of complicated cell structure. Learn about such exotic organisms as algae, amoebae, and slime molds--all of them protists. Case histories examine the importance of plankton to the marine food chains and the role of protists in various diseases.
Crabtree Publishing Company
Algae, Amoebas, Plankton, and Other Protists
A Class of Their Own