Ceratium massiliense   (Gourret, 1883) Jorgensen,  1911 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Gonyaulacida
Family:Ceratiaceae

Description

Synonym (s)
Ceratium ostenfeldii Kofoid, 1907
Ceratium protuberans (Karsten, 1905) Paulsen, 1930
Ceratium undulatum Schroder, 1906
Ceratium tripos var. massiliense Gourret, 1883
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangroves (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 01/1985-12/1985)
• Karnataka, North Kanara Coast INDIA
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Ramamurthy, S. (1965) Studies on the plankton of the North Kanara coast in relation to the pelagic fishery Journal of Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 7 (1) 127-149 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/894/1/Article_13.pdf
  • Madhav, GV and Kondalarao, B (2004) Distribution of phytoplankton in the coastal waters of east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 33(3) 262-268 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1678/1/IJMS%2033%283%29%20262-268.pdf
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Available at - http://www.serc.si.edu

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