Amphora ovalis   (Kutzing) Kutzing,  1844 ()
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Thalassiophysales
Family:Catenulaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Navicula amphora Ehrenberg, 1832
Frustulia ovalis Kutzing, 1833
(Basionym)
Amphora ocellata Ehrenberg, 1838
Amphora amphora (C.G. Ehrenberg) J. Pantocsek, 1902
Amphora gracilis Ehrenb. Ex Kutz., 1832
Amphora ovalis f. gracilis (Ehrenberg) Hustedt, 1930
Navicula amphora Ehrenberg, 1832
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal
Trophic Level:  Producer
Predator:  Marine microorganisms and animal larvae

Biogeography


• Pondicherry, Karaikal, Arasalar Estuary (Lat: 10.91) (Long: 79.86) INDIA
• Goa, Zuary Estuary, Dona Paula INDIA (Record: 00/06/1993, 2000)
• Kerala, Kadinamkulam Backwater INDIA (Record: 10/1991-09/1992)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 18/05/2001-21/05/2001, 18/08/2001-21/08/2001, 18/11/2001-21/11/2001)
• Karnataka, Netravati Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1998-01/1999)
• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Natanamurugaraj, G; Ramalingam, R; Senthilkumar, T; Muruganandam, A; Muthukumar, S and Jeyachandran, S (2008) Studies on the ecology and biodiversity of planktonic diatoms in Araslar estuary (Karaikal), southeast Tamilnadu Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries- 623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 30 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
  • Mikroscopia.com Available at - http://forum.mikroscopia.com/
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
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  • Sobha, V; Rammohan, A; Santhosh, S and Thara, JC (2007) Impact assessment of retting activity on the abundance of phytoplankton species of Kadinamkulam Lake, Southern Kerala Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 187-195 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rath, J and Adhikary, SP (2006) Seasonal variation of phytoplankton in Chilika Lake, east coast of India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 28(1) 43-48 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rajesh, KM; Gowda, G; Mendon, MR and Nazareth, AP (2000) Distribution of benthic diatoms in brackish water ponds along the Nethravathi estuary, south west coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 42(1&2) 32-38 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Redekar, PD and Wagh, AB (2000) Studies on fouling diatoms from the Zuari estuary,Goa (West coast of India) Seaweed Research and Utilization 22 (1&2) 113 -119 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/376/1/Seaweed_Res_Util_22_113.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
  • Patil, JS and Anil, AC (2005) Biofilm diatom community structure: Influence of temporal and substratum variability Biofouling Taylor & Francis 21(3/4) 189 – 206 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/eprints/Biofouling_21_189.pdf

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