Peridinium pentagonum   Gran,  1902 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Peridiniida
Family:Peridiniaceae

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Description
Cell pentagonal, with short longitudinal sulcus, stretching from transverse girdle to the right, without reaching to the posterior margin of the cell. Second intercalary plate pentagonal.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Alleppey, Ambalapuzha Coast INDIA (Record: 1971-1972)
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Aziz, A and Nurul, IAKM (1979) Marine dinoflagellates from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences 3 41-49 Available at - Zoological Records (Bangladesh)
  • 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
  • Nair, PVR; Gopinathan, CP; Balachandran, VK; Mathew, KJ; Regunathan, A; Rao, DS and Murty, AVS (1984) Ecology of mudbanks - Phytoplankton productivity in Alleppey mudbank Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 31 28-35 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/733/1/Bulletin_No_31.pdf
  • Madhav, GV and Kondalarao, B (2004) Distribution of phytoplankton in the coastal waters of east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 33(3) 262-268 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1678/1/IJMS%2033%283%29%20262-268.pdf

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