Nitzschia closterium   (Ehrenberg) W. Smith,  1853 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Bacillariales
Family:Bacillariaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Ceratoneis closterium Ehrenberg, 1839
Nitzschiella closterium (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst, 1864
Nitzschia longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck, 1885
Nitzschia curvirostris var. closterium (Ehrenberg) De Toni, 1892
Nitzschiella longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Peragallo & Peragallo, 1897
Homoeocladia closterium (Ehrenberg) Kuntze, 1898
Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & Lewin, 1964

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal
Trophic Level:  Producer
Predator:  Marine microorganisms and animal larvae

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.77) (Long: 85.33) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA (Record: 11/1979-10/1980)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 04/1980-03/1982)
• Kerala, Kadinamkulam Backwater INDIA (Record: 10/1991-09/1992)
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.28) (Long: 86.70) INDIA (Record: 2004-2007)
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Tamil Nadu, Arockiapuram Coast INDIA
• Off Goa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangroves (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 01/1985-12/1985)
• Kerala, Kavanad INDIA
• Kerala, Punnapra INDIA
• Kerala, Balathuruthu INDIA
• Kerala, Kodikkal INDIA
• Kerala, Mahe INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA
• Karnataka, North Kanara Coast INDIA
• Maharashtra, Murud INDIA (Record: 27/05/1993-30/05/1993)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 02/2005-02/2006)
• Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 05/1951-06/1953)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 01/1950-06/1953)
• Orissa, Rushikulya Estuary (Lat: 19.37) (Long: 85.05) INDIA (Record: 11/01/1989-12/01/1989)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam Harbour INDIA (Record: 1984-1986)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.27) (Long: 79.39) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.82) (Long: 79.88) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA

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