Chroococcus minor   (Kutzing) Nageli,  1849 (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Chroococcales
Family:Chroococcaceae

Description

Synonym (s)
Protococcus minor Kutzing, 1845
(Homotypic synonym)
Pleurococcus minor (Kutzing) Rabenhorst, 1863
(Homotypic synonym)
Pleurococcus minor (Kutzing) Rabenhorst, 1863a

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram, Periakadavu INDIA (Record: 04/2000-03/2001)
• Tamil Nadu, Mutupet Mangrove (Lat: 10.33) (Long: 79.58) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• MYANMAR
• INDIA
• KUWAIT
• MOZAMBIQUE

Literature Source(s)
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Nagarkar, S (1998) New records of marine cyanobacteria from rocky shores of Hong Kong Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 41 527- 542 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
  • Nedumaran, T; Thillairajasekar, K and Perumal, P (2008) Mangrove associated cyanobacteria at Pichavaram, Tamilnadu Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems 27-29, August 2007 Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries- 623 520, Tamilnadu, India 30 77-85 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sudha, SS; Panneerselvam, A and Thajuddin, N (2007) Seasonal variation of cyanobacteria at Muthupet mangrove environs, Tamilnadu, South India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 263-271 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • scielo Available at - http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-71081999000200012

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