Dinophysis miles   Cleve,  1900 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Dinophysida
Family:Dinophysiaceae

Image copyrights: Dr. Gordon Beakes

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(Producer of DTX-1 and okadaic acid, toxins implicated in diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP))

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Netravati Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1993-05/1994)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Kerala, Mahe INDIA
• Karnataka, North Kanara Coast INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• Kerala, Vizhinjam (Lat: 8.36) (Long: 76.93) INDIA (Record: 10/2001-09/2003) (Depth: 8 mts)
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

Literature Source(s)
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  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Gowda, G; Gupta, TRC; Rajesh, KM; Gowda, H; Lingadhal, C and Ramesh, AM (2001) Seasonal distribution of phytoplankton in Nethravathi estuary, Mangalore Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 31-40 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Gopinathan, CP (1972) Seasonal abundance of phytoplankton in the Cochin backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India,Cochin 14(2) 568-577 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1566/
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  • Ramamurthy, S. (1965) Studies on the plankton of the North Kanara coast in relation to the pelagic fishery Journal of Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 7 (1) 127-149 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/894/1/Article_13.pdf
  • Subrahmanyan, R and Sarma, AHV (1960) Studies on the phytoplankton of the west coast of India Part III. Seasonal variation of the phytoplankters and environmental factors Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Journal of fisheries for the Indian council of Agricultural research, Cochin, India 7 (2) 307-336 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1899/1/Article_04.pdf
  • Jugnu, R and Kripa, V (2008) Prevalence of non toxic and harmful algal blooms along Kerala coast Marine Fisheries Information Service Technical and Extension Series CMFRI 195 3-5 Available at - http://210.212.232.212/cdhome/Marine_Fisheries_Information_Service/Number_195_2008/MFIS-195-Jan-Mar-2008-Eng.pdf
  • Teachers' Toolkit National Library of Australia Available at - http://www.teacherstoolkit.org.uk/biology

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