Isochrysis galbana   (Parke)  (Algae)
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Class: Prymnesiophyceae

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Used in aquaculture to feed juvenile fish and crustaceans, as well as bivalve larvae in mollusc hatcheries.)

Habitat:  Coastal


• Goa, Mandovi Estuary (Lat: 15) (Long: 74) INDIA (Record: 08/1997)
• Kerala, Kochi Coast (Lat: 9.96) (Long: 76.25) INDIA (Record: 1981)
• Kerala, Kollam Coast (Lat: 8.9) (Long: 76.63) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Shrivastava, Y; Mahambre, GG; Achuthankutty, CT; Fernandes, B; Goswami, SC and Madhupratap, M (1999) Parthenogenetic reproduction of Diaphanosoma celebensis (Crustacea: Cladocera). Effect of algae and algal density on survival, growth, life span and neonate production Marine Biology Springer 135 663-670 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at -
  • Joseph, A and Nair, PVR (1982) Growth kinetics and photosynthetic characteristics of a chrysophycean and a haptophycean flagellate Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India,Cochin 24(1-2) 141-146 Available at -
  • Manilal, A; Sujith, S; Selvin, J; Kiran, GS; Shakir, C and Lipton, AP (2010) Antimicrobial potential of marine organisms collected from the southwest coast of India against multiresistant human and shrimp pathogens Scientia Marina CSIC 74(2) 287-296 Available at -

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