Dinophysis hastata   Stein,  1883 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Dinophysida
Family:Dinophysiaceae

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Description
A large oceanic species with distinctive pointed antapex to the hypotheca and wide pointed left sulcal list.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Open Sea, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Kerala, Ashtamudi INDIA (Record: 09/2003, 04/2004)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 04/2004)
• Karnataka, Netravati INDIA (Record: 09/2003)
• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA (Record: 09/2003)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

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
  • R, Jyothibabu Ecobiogeography, spatial and temporal variations of microzooplankton along the east coast of India (Ph. D thesis) 235 pp Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Madhav, GV and Kondalarao, B (2004) Distribution of phytoplankton in the coastal waters of east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 33(3) 262-268 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1678/1/IJMS%2033%283%29%20262-268.pdf
  • Dodge, JD (1985) Atlas of dinoflagellates Farrand Press, London 1-119 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Asian Natural Environmental Science Center The University of Tokyo, Japan Available at - http://dinos.anesc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
  • Jyothibabu, R; Devi, CRA; Madhu, NV; Sabu, P; Jayalakshmy, KV; Jacob, J; Habeebrehman, H; Prabhakaran, MP; Balasubramanian, T and Nair, KKC (2008) The response of microzooplankton (20-200 μm m) to coastal upwelling and summer stratification in the southeastern Continental Shelf Research Elsevier 28 653-671 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1040

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