Gloeocapsa gelatinosa   (Meneghini) Kutzing  (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Chroococcales
Family:Microcystaceae

Description
Size: Cells 1-2 μm broad, 1-3 μm long

Color: Cells blue green

Sheath colorless; cells thick; colony forming.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Nalasopara Saltpans INDIA (Record: 10/2002-12/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Velankar, DA and Chaugule, BB (2007) Algae of the saltpans of Nalasopara, Mumbai Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 273-278 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/

Page last updated on:2010-09-24

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