Thalassiosira coramandeliana     ()
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bacillariophyceae

Cells disc shaped, connected by a thin mucilage strand and forming chains of 4 to 8 or rarely more. Valves convex, about 40 μm in diameter; very weakly silicified.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal


• West Bengal, Sundarban Estuary INDIA (Record: 04/1995-01/1998)
• Kerala, Vaadi INDIA
• Kerala, Azheekode INDIA
• Kerala, Mahe INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 02/2005-02/2006)

Literature Source(s)
  • Banerjee, A (1999) Certain aspects of ecological preferences of plankton of Sunderban Estuary, West Bengal, India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 41(1&2) 107-110 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Subrahmanyan, R (1947) A systematic account of the marine plankton diatoms of the Madras coast Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science, Section B 24 85-197 Available at -
  • Sanilkumar, M G; Dr.Joseph, K J; Dr. Saramma, A V (2009) Planktonic Microalgae Microalgae in the Southwest Coast of India 34-114 Available at -
  • Karuppasamy, PK; Menon, NG; Nair, KK and Achuthankutty, CT (2006) Distribution and abundance of pelagic shrimps from the deep scattering layer of the eastern Arabian Sea Journal of shellfish research The National Shellfisheries Association 25 1013-1019 Available at -

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