Dictyocha speculum   Ehrenberg,  1839 (Silicoflagellate)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Dictyochophyceae
Order:Dictyochales
Family:Dictyochaceae

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Description
It is a photosynthetic species.

Sexual reproduction by isogamy; asexual reproduction by aplanospores and statospores.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 06/07/2001-02/08/2001)

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
  • Plankton*Net Data Provider at the Alfred Wegener Insitute for Polar and Marine Research Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10013/de.awi.planktonnet

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