Protoperidinium divergens   (Ehrenberg) Balech,  1974 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Peridiniida
Family:Protoperidiniaceae

Description
Rather similar to P. crassipes but much slimmer at the girdle. As in P. subinerme the reticular ornamentation is drawn out to form tiny spines, particularly on the hypotheca.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Kerala, Ashtamudi INDIA (Record: 09/2003, 04/2004)
• Kerala, Off Ashtamudi INDIA (Record: 04/2004)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 09/2003, 04/2004)
• Karnataka, Netravati INDIA (Record: 09/2003, 04/2004)
• Karnataka, Off Netravati INDIA (Record: 09/2003, 04/2004)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Krishnamurthy, K; Santhanam, R and Jothi, K (1977) The Dinophyta from Porto Novo, south India Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fisheries-623520, Tamil Nadu, India 2 64-67 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • 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
  • Galeria de imagenes Available at - www.seriestemporales-ieo.net/en/galeria/
  • 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/
  • 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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