Thalassionema frauenfeldii   (Grunow) Hallegraeff,  1986 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Thalassionematales
Family:Thalassionemataceae

Image copyrights: Alfred Wegener Institute

Description
Size: Length 25-55 µm; Breadth 5-12.5 µm.


Synonym (s)
Asterionella frauenfeldii Grunow, 1863
(Basionym)
Thalassiothrix frauenfeldii (Grunow) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow, 1880

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa, Dona Paula Bay INDIA (Record: 03/2007)
• Kerala, Vaadi INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.9) (Long: 73.44) INDIA (Record: 11/2001-10/2002, 04/2002-05/2002)
• Kerala, Punnapra INDIA
• Kerala, Azheekode INDIA
• Kerala, Balathuruthu INDIA
• Kerala, Kodikkal INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Coleroon Estuary INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Kumar, MSR; Ramaiah, N and Tang, D (2009) Morphometry and cell volumes of diatoms from a tropical estuary of India Indian journal of marine sciences. NISCAIR 38(2) 160-165 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3371
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Micro*scope Available at - http://starcentral.mbl.edu/microscope/portal.php?pagetitle=index
  • 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 - http://dyuthi.cusat.ac.in/xmlui/purl/1922
  • D’Costa, PM and Anil, AC (2010) Diatom community dynamics in a tropical, monsoon-influenced environment: West coast of India Continental Shelf Research Elsevier B.V. 30(12) 1324-1337 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2010.04.015
  • Rajasekar, KT; Rajkumar, M; Jun, SUN; Prabu, VA and Perumal, P (2010) Bloom Forming Species of Phytoplankton in Two Coastal Waters in the Southeast Coast of India Journal of Ocean University of China 9(3) 265-272 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/t286n7u33j37u06w/fulltext.pdf
  • Patil, JS and Anil, AC (2005) Biofilm diatom community structure: Influence of temporal and substratum variability Biofouling Taylor & Francis 21(3/4) 189 – 206 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/eprints/Biofouling_21_189.pdf

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