Licmophora abbreviata   C. A. Agardh,  1831 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Licmophorales
Family:Licmophoraceae

Description
Color: Yellow brown in color, not green

Frustule triangular or fan-shaped, formed in colonies by ends attaching onto gelatinous stalks. Intercalary band curvate. Septum long, about 1/8 to 2/3 of a frustule.

Reproduction both sexual and asexual


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA (Record: 11/1979-10/1980)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 12/1958-05/1959) (Depth: 12-17 mts)
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Desikachary, TV First list of diatoms of the Indian Ocean region University Botany Laboratory, Madras 600 005 1-139 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Devassy, VP; and Goes, JI (1988) Phytoplankton Community Structure and Succession in a Tropical Estuarine Complex (Central West Coast of India) Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Academic Press 27(6) 671-685 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0272-7714(88)90074-1
  • Médiolittoral en milieux estuarien et saumâtre Marine diatoms 2 : Genera Gyrosigma to Parlibellus Available at - http://www.diatomloir.eu/
  • Varma, RP (1960) Flora of the pearl beds off Tuticorin Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 2 (2) 221-225 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1405/1/Prasanna_221-225.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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