Compound Age/day Degradation %
Lyngbya lagerlerimi Nostoc linckia Oscillatoria rubescens Chlorella vulgaris Elkatothrix viridis Volvox aureus
Naphthalene 3
5
7
14.94
22.68
22.69
47.68
47.69
47.71
0.0
0.0
2.13
75.47
83..30
83..37
57. 66
92. 27
92. 28
40.78
40.79
40.82
Anthracene 3
5
7
22.71
26.27
26.29
2.49
3.55
3.57
57.43
76.45
76.47
28.60
28.62
28.63
12.88
12.89
12.90
0.0
0.0
3.04
Table 2: Degradation of different polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by different algae.