Ceratium teres   Kofoid,  1907 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Gonyaulacida
Family:Ceratiaceae

Description
Epitheca elongated, three-sided with a little convex contour which forms an angle of 45-50°. Hypotheca somewhat narrowed with oblique bottom contour; posterior horns clearly divergent right from the base. Apical horn more or less long. Sculpture usually tender; however, at times coarsely sculptured forms with short apical horn beset with winged lists occur.


Synonym (s)
Ceratium teres f. subturgidum Jorgensen, 1920

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• Sumatra INDONESIA
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subrahmanyan, R (1968) The Dinophyceae of the Indian seas Memoir II, Part I Marine Biological Association of India, India 118 pp Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2446/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Available at - http://www.serc.si.edu
  • Madhav, GV and Kondalarao, B (2004) Distribution of phytoplankton in the coastal waters of east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 33(3) 262-268 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1678/1/IJMS%2033%283%29%20262-268.pdf

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