Spirulina platensis   (Gomont) Geitler,  1925 (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Pseudanabaenales
Family:Pseudanabaenaceae

Description

Synonym (s)
Spirulina jenneri var. platensis Nordstedt, 1884
(Homotypic synonym)
Arthrospira platensis (Nordstedt) Gomont, 1892
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Gopalpur Backwaters INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Devi, S; Devi, M and Padhi, S (1995) Ecology of cyanobacterial plankton in backwater of Gopalpur (Orissa) Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 17(1-2) 87-90 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/

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