Pleurosigma formosum   W. Smith,  1852 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Naviculales
Family:Pleurosigmataceae

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Description
Frustule slender. Oblique puncta striae on valve, crossed at a 90° angle.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Netravati Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1998-01/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• South West Coast INDIA
• Orissa, Rushikulya Estuary (Lat: 19.37) (Long: 85.05) INDIA (Record: 11/01/1989-12/01/1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • 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/
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Microscopy-UK Available at - http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/
  • Subramanian, SK and Krishnamurthi, MS (1997) Studies on the species composition of neritic diatoms in the aquatic realm off Tuticorin Coast in the Gulf of Mannar-Bay of Bengal Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 19(1-2) 1-11 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Gouda, R and Panigrahy, RC (1989) Diurnal variation of phytoplankton in Rushikulya estuary, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 18(4) 246-250 Available at - NIO, Goa

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