Rhizosolenia imbricata   Brightwell,  1858 (Diatom)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Rhizosoleniales
Family:Rhizosoleniaceae

Description
Color: yellow brown in color, not green.

It is a phytosynthetic species.

Reproduction is both sexual and asexual.


Synonym (s)
Rhizosolenia imbricata var. shrubsolei (P.T. Cleve) Schroder, 1906
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhizosolenia shrubsolei P.T. Cleve, 1881
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhizosolenia imbricata var. striata (Greville) Grunow, 1882
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
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)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Off Gujarat (Lat: 21) (Long: 67) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangroves (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 01/1985-12/1985)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.9) (Long: 72.66) INDIA (Record: 04/2002-05/2002)
• Kerala, Vaadi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 05/1951-06/1953)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 01/1950-06/1953)

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/
  • Médiolittoral en milieux estuarien et saumâtre Marine diatoms 2 : Genera Gyrosigma to Parlibellus Available at - http://www.diatomloir.eu/
  • Gopinathan, CP (1972) Seasonal abundance of phytoplankton in the Cochin backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India,Cochin 14(2) 568-577 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1566/
  • Padmakumar, KB; Menon, NR and Sanjeevan, VN (2010) Occurrence of endosymbiont Richelia intracellularis (Cyanophyta) within the diatom Rhizosolenia hebetata in Northern Arabian Sea. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation Springer 2(4) 70-74 Available at - http://www.academicjournals.org/ijbc/PDF/pdf%202010/Apr/Padmakumar%20et%20al.pdf
  • Kannan, L and Vasantha, K (1992) Microphytoplankton of the Pitchavaram mangals, southeast coast of India: species composition and population density Hydrobiologia Springer 247 77-86 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00008206
  • 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
  • Rajkumar, M; Perumal, P; Prabu, VA; Perumal, NV and Rajasekar, KT (2009) Phytoplankton diversity in Pichavaram mangrove waters from south-east coast of India Journal of Environmental Biology Triveni Enterprises 30(4) 489-498 Available at - http://www.jeb.co.in/journal_issues/200907_jul09/paper_04.pdf
  • Prasad, RR and Nair, PVR (1960) Observations on the distribution and occurrence of diatoms in the inshore waters of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Council of Agricultural Research 7 (1) 49-68 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1890/1/Article_05.pdf

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