Ceratium vultur   Cleve,  1900 (Dinoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Myzozoa
Class: Peridinea
Order:Gonyaulacida
Family:Ceratiaceae

Description
Size varies, but always have wide epithecas and thick horns that strongly extend from the hypotheca. Frequently seen in pairs or chains.


Synonym (s)
Ceratium japonicum Schroder, 1906
Ceratium recurvum (Jorgensen) Reinecke, 1973
Ceratium sumatranum (Karsten 1907) Jorgensen, 1911

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Punnapra INDIA
• East Coast (Lat: 21) (Long: 94) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)
• East Coast (Lat: 10) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 01/1999-08/2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Available at - http://www.serc.si.edu
  • 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

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