Fibrocapsa japonica   Toriumi & Takano,  1973 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Raphidophyceae
Order:Chattonellales
Family:Chattonellaceae

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Description
It is a harmful species.


Synonym (s)
Chattonella japonica (Toriumi et Takano) Loeblich et Fine, 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Ecosystem balance, Dangers
(It is responsible for fish mortality.)

Ecology

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Old Port of Mangalore (Lat: 12.86) (Long: 74.88) INDIA (Record: 28/12/2005 - 13/01/2006)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • 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/
  • University of southern California Available at - http://www.usc.edu/

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