Cocconeis scutellum   Ehrenberg,  1838 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Achnanthales
Family:Cocconeidaceae

Image copyrights: Plankton net

Live sample, surface. Epivalve on the left, hypovalve on the right.

Description

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Desikachary, TV First list of diatoms of the Indian Ocean region University Botany Laboratory, Madras 600 005 1-139 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Rao, VNR; Lilly, VV and Sundaralingum, S (1982) Epiphytic diatoms from south India Seaweed Research and Utilization 5(2) 87 - 94 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Giffen, MH (1975) An account of the littoral diatoms from Langebaan, Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa Botanica marina Cram, De Gruyter and Co., Hamburg, Germany 18 71-95 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Saad, MAH (1984) Proceedings of the Symposium on Coral Reef environment of the Red Sea King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia 1-681 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Subramanian, SK and Krishnamurthi, MS (1997) Studies on the species composition of neritic diatoms in the aquatic realm off Tuticorin Coast in the Gulf of Mannar-Bay of Bengal Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 19(1-2) 1-11 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Plankton*Net Data Provider at the Alfred Wegener Insitute for Polar and Marine Research Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10013/de.awi.planktonnet
  • Patil, JS and Anil, AC (2005) Biofilm diatom community structure: Influence of temporal and substratum variability Biofouling Taylor & Francis 21(3/4) 189 – 206 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/eprints/Biofouling_21_189.pdf
  • Gopinathan, CP (1984) A systematic account of the littoral diatoms of the southwest coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 2-31 Available at - NIO, Goa

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