Corethron criophilum   Castracane,  1886 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Corethrales
Family:Corethraceae

Image copyrights: Harvey Marchant

Description
Color: Yellow brown in color, not green.

It is a photosynthetic species.

Reproduction is both sexual and asexual.


Synonym (s)
Corethron hystrix Hensen, 1887
(Heterotypic synonym)
Corethron valdivae Karsten, 1904

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

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

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 06/07/2001-02/08/2001)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.9) (Long: 72.66) INDIA (Record: 04/2002-05/2002)
• Kerala, Kavanad INDIA
• Kerala, Azheekode INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA

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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Australian antarctic division : leading Australia’s Antarctic program. Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communities Australian Antarctic Division. Available at - http://www.antarctica.gov.au/
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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