A checklist of tintinnids (loricate ciliates) from the coastal zone of India

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dc.contributor.author Elangovan, S.S.
dc.contributor.author Gauns, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2019/03/31
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-30T12:44:22Z
dc.date.available 2018/11/25
dc.date.available 2019-04-30T12:44:22Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol.190(11); 2018; Article no: 672
dc.identifier.issn 0167-6369
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-018-7039-y
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/8051
dc.description.abstract We report here a checklist of tintinnids (loricate ciliates) for the coastal zone of India. Based on available literature (1978 to 2017), a total of 25 stations were studied from 5 distinct areas of Indian coastal waters. A total of 151 species of 33 genera belonging to 14 families of tintinnids were documented. Diversity patterns of tintinnids were recorded higher along the west coast (30 genera and 106 species) than the east coast of India (20 genera and 93 species). Among tintinnids families, the Codonellidae (2 genera and 52 species, 20%) and the Tintinnidae (8 genera and 21 species, 19%) are the major contributors to the total tintinnids diversity in the Indian coastal zone
dc.language en
dc.publisher Springer International Publishing
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.title A checklist of tintinnids (loricate ciliates) from the coastal zone of India
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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