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Title: Two new record of benthic diatom – Diploneis crabro (Ehrenberg) and Gyrosigma balticum (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst from the mangrove intertidal regions of South Andaman, Andaman Archipelago, India
Authors: Balasubramaniam, J.
Marimuthu, P.
Prasath, D.
Jayaraj, K. A.
Keywords: New record;Benthic diatom;Diploneis crabro;Gyrosigma balticum;Mangrove sediments;Andaman Islands
Issue Date: Jun-2018
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Occurrence of two species of benthic diatoms Diploneis crabro and Gyrosigma balticum are reported for the first time in the mangrove environment of Andaman Archipelago. Sediment samples have been collected from South Andaman mangrove intertidal regions. Detailed description with taxonomical characters of the two newly reported species with their habitat is given. This study provides information about benthic diatom – one of the primary producers of mangrove environment in Andaman Archipelago, India.
Page(s): 1237-1239
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.47(06) [June 2018]

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