Ceratium minutum   E.G.Jorgensen,  1920 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Peridinea

In the ventral aspect, anterior portion of body three-sided in outline and with almost straight sides which form an angle of about 60°. Lower portion obliquely trapezoidal with almost straight contours. Posterior horns very short. Lower ridge of transverse furrow not much developed.

Synonym (s)
Ceratium eugrammum Kofoid, 1907

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea INDIA
• West coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkataramanujam, K (1988) On a sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis stranded at Tuticorin, East coast of India Investigations on Cetacea 21 247-249
  • 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
  • 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/
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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