Chaetoceros atlanticus   P.T. Cleve,  1873 (Diatom)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Chaetocerotanae incertae sedis
Family:Chaetocerotaceae

Description
Color: Yellow brown.

Reproduction is general for group: both sexual and asexual.


Synonym (s)
Chaetoceros compactum Schutt, 1895
Chaetoceros dispar Castracane, 1886
Chaetoceros polygonus Schutt, 1895
Chaetoceros audax Schutt, 1895

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Trophic Level:  Producer
Predator:  Marine microorganisms and animal larvae

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • 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:2010-09-03

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