Navicula membranacea   P.T. Cleve,  1897 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Naviculales
Family:Naviculaceae

Description
Frustules in short straight chain by the linking of valves. Girdle rectangular with subcircular angles. Valve fusiform, flat, subconcave at the middle, and often with a thickened stauros-like central nodule.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa, Dona Paula Bay INDIA (Record: 03/2007)
• Karnataka, Netravati Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1993-05/1994)

Literature Source(s)
  • Gowda, G; Gupta, TRC; Rajesh, KM; Gowda, H; Lingadhal, C and Ramesh, AM (2001) Seasonal distribution of phytoplankton in Nethravathi estuary, Mangalore Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 31-40 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
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kumar, MSR; Ramaiah, N and Tang, D (2009) Morphometry and cell volumes of diatoms from a tropical estuary of India Indian journal of marine sciences. NISCAIR 38(2) 160-165 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3371

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