Chaetoceros subtilis   P.T. Cleve,  1896 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Chaetocerotanae incertae sedis
Family:Chaetocerotaceae

Image copyrights: Mats Kuylenstierna & Bengt Karlson

Description
Color: yellow brown in color, not green.

It is a photosynthetic species.

Reproduction is both sexual and asexual.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine
Predator:  Marine microorganisms and animal larvae.

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 06/07/2001-02/08/2001)
• Karnataka, Old Port of Mangalore (Lat: 12.86) (Long: 74.88) INDIA (Record: 28/12/2005 - 13/01/2006)

Literature Source(s)
  • Paul, JT; Ramaiah, N; Gauns, M and Fernandes, V (2007) Preponderance of a few diatom species among the highly diverse microphytoplankton assemblages in the Bay of Bengal. Marine Biology springerlink 152(1) 63-75 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/637/4/Mar_Biol_152_63.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • SMHI Available at - http://www.smhi.se/
  • Harnstrom, k; Karunasagar, I and Godhe, A (2009) Phytoplankton species assemblages and their relationship to hydrographic factors-a study at the old port in Mangalore, coastal Arabian sea Indian journal of marine sciences NISCAIR 38(2) 224-234 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/4673

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