Oscillatoria corallinae   (Kutzing) Gomont  (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Cyanophyceae

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Size: Trichomes 5.6-10 μm broad, cells 2.3-4.0 μm long.

Found with green algae Lola sp.and Chaetomorpha sp. Occurs in floating patches and attached to pneumatophores.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Orissa, Subarnarekha Estuary INDIA (Record: 04/1999-06/1999)
• Orissa, Kusabhadra Estuary INDIA (Record: 04/1999-06/1999)
• Orissa, Rusikullya Estuary INDIA (Record: 04/1999-06/1999)
• Orissa, Bhittarkanika Mangroves INDIA (Record: 04/1999-06/1999)
• West Bengal, Hingalganj INDIA (Record: 28/05/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Adhikary, SP (2000) A preliminary survey of algae of estuaries and coastal areas in Orissa Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu 22 (1 & 2) 1-5 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Naskar, N; Naskar, KR and Sen, CR (2008) Brackish water Oscillatoriaceae from north 24-Parganas, West Bengal, India Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy Bangladesh Association of Plant Taxonomists 15(1) 31-38 Available at - http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJPT/article/viewFile/909/975
  • Humm, HJ and Wicks, SR (1980) Introduction and guide to the Marine bluegreen algae A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley and Sons 194 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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