Tintinnopsis cylindrica   Daday,  1887 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Tintinnida
Family:Codonellidae

Description
Length: 100-180 ┬Ám

The lorica is elongate, cylindrical with a pointed tail, a simple apical opening and no collar.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA (Record: 09/1998-08/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 04/1980-03/1982)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 09/1997-08/1998)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi (Lat: 10.16) (Long: 76.41) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 11/1993-10/1995)
• Kerala, KadinamKulam Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • 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
  • W, Damodara Naidu and Krishnamurthy, K (1985) Biogeographical distribution of tintinnids (Protozoa: Ciliata) from Porto Novo waters Mahasagar - Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography, India 18(3) 417-423 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Godhantaraman, N (2001) Seasonal variations in taxonomic composition, abundance and food web relationship of microzooplankton in estuarine and mangrove waters, Parangipettai region, southeast coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 30 151-160 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Carey, PG (1992) Marine interstitial ciliates-An iilustrated key 334 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
  • Prabhu, VA; Perumal P and Rajkumar M (2005) Diversity of microzooplankton in Parangipettai coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 47(1) 14-19 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Chandrasekaran, VS (2000) Relationship between plankton and finfish and shellfish juveniles in Pichavaram mangrove waterways, south east coast of India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu 22 (1 & 2) 199-207 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Santhanam, P and Perumal, P (2003) Diversity of zooplankton in Parangipettai coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 45(2) 144-151 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Godhantaraman, N (2002) Seasonal variations in species composition, abundance, biomass and estimated production rates of tintinnids at tropical estuarine and mangrove waters, Parangipettai, southeast coast of India Journal of Marine Systems Elsevier 36(3-4) 161-171 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00185-9
  • Jyothibabu, R; Madhu, NV; Jayalakshmi, KV; Balachandran, KK; Shiyas, CA; Martin, GD and Nair, KKC (2006) Impact of freshwater influx on microzooplankton mediated food web in a tropical estuary (Cochin backwaters - India) Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Elsevier 69(3-4) 505-518 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2006.05.013
  • Maruthanayagam, C; Kumar, CS and Subramanian, P (2001) Seasonal variation of protozoans in Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar along the south east coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 186-189 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nandan, SB and Azis, PKA (1994) Zooplankton of the retting zones in the Kadinam-Kulam estuary, Kerala Mahasagar 27(1) 59-65 Available at - NIO, Goa

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