Peridinium excentricum   Paulsen,  1907; Madhav et al., 2004
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Peridiniida
Family:Peridiniaceae

Description
Reproduction is general for group, both sexual and asexual.


Biogeography
• East Coast ( Lat = 10 ) ( Long = 79 ) INDIA (Record date = 01/1999-08/2002 )
• East Coast ( Lat = 21 ) ( Long = 94 ) INDIA (Record date = 01/1999-08/2002 )
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam ( Lat = 10.27 ) ( Long = 79.39 ) INDIA (Record date = 10/2007-03/2010 )
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam ( Lat = 10.82 ) ( Long = 79.88 ) INDIA (Record date = 10/2007-03/2010 )

Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(known for producing dangerous toxins, particularly when in large numbers, called "red tides" because the cells are so abundant they make water change color. Also they can produce non-fatal or fatal amounts of toxins in predators (particularly shellfish) that may be eaten by humans.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

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Literature Source(s)
  • Manikannan, R; Asokan, S and Ali, AHMS (2011) Studies on species composition of plankton in the great Vedaranyam swamp of the Point Calimere wildlife sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI 3(4) 283-289 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms3(4)11/4.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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