Nitzschia paradoxa   (Gmelin) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow,  1880 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Bacillariales
Family:Bacillariaceae

Image copyrights: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Description
Frustule rod-shaped, section subsquare, link each other into a sliding band-like colony. Ends of valve pointed.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa, Zuary Estuary, Dona Paula INDIA (Record: 2000)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 04/1980-03/1982)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 06/07/2001-02/08/2001)
• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Redekar, PD and Wagh, AB (2000) Planktonic diatoms of the Zuari estuary, Goa (West coast of India) Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu 22 (1 & 2) 107-112 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
  • Chandrasekaran, VS (2000) Relationship between plankton and finfish and shellfish juveniles in Pichavaram mangrove waterways, south east coast of India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu 22 (1 & 2) 199-207 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Available at - http://www.serc.si.edu
  • Paul, JT; Ramaiah, N; Gauns, M and Fernandes, V (2007) Preponderance of a few diatom species among the highly diverse microphytoplankton assemblages in the Bay of Bengal. Marine Biology springerlink 152(1) 63-75 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/637/4/Mar_Biol_152_63.pdf
  • 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

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