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|Title:||First report of epizoic diatom Pseudohimantidium pacificum on copepod Corycaeus affinis from North Eastern Arabian Sea|
|Authors:||Padmakumar, K. B.|
Thomas, Lathika Cicily
Sanjeevan, V. N.
|Keywords:||Pseudohimantidium pacificum;Epizoic diatoms;Copepod;Corycaeus affinis;Northern Arabian Sea|
|Abstract:||Marine epizoic diatom, Pseudohimantidium pacificum Hustedt and Krasske 1941, on copepod Corycaeus affinis is reported for the first time in North Eastern Arabian Sea. It was found attached exclusively to copepod C. affinis. Light Microscope and Scanning Electron Microscopic studies were made to examine the frustule morphology. With the present report from the North Eastern Arabian Sea, the biogeographic boundary of this species can be extended to the Indian waters.|
|ISSN:||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJMS Vol.44(06) [June 2015]|
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