Ceratium setaceum   Jorgensen,  1911 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Peridinea

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Body small, slender, broad. Hypotheca towards posterior narrowed with first convex and then concave contour. Posterior horns robust, pointed. Left horn double the size of the right one. Apical horn generally robust, with spirally beset longitudinal lists, at times thin and long.

Synonym (s)
Ceratium furca var. baltica Entz., 1902

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1968)
• West coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, GC (1990) Present status of the sea cow, Dugong dugon Journal of Andaman Science Association 6 185-189
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.659
  • Subrahmanyan, R (1968) Part I. The genus Ceratium Schrank Memoir II.The Dinophyceae of the Indian seas Marine Biological Association of India (part 1) 129 pp
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subrahmanyan, R (1968) The Dinophyceae of the Indian seas Memoir II, Part I Marine Biological Association of India, India 118 pp Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2446/

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