On the life-history and ecology of Hornellia marina gen. et sp. nov., (chloromonadineae), causing green discoloration of the sea and mortality among marine organisms off the Malabar coast

Subrahmanyan, R (1954) On the life-history and ecology of Hornellia marina gen. et sp. nov., (chloromonadineae), causing green discoloration of the sea and mortality among marine organisms off the Malabar coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 1 (1&2). pp. 182-203.

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Abstract

There are many published accounts dealing with " red ", " yellow " and " pink " discoloration of the sea water, caused by the occurrence in swarms of micro-organisms, particularly members of the Dinophyceae (cf. Hayes and Austin, 1951). Some of these organisms are known to affect the fishery adversely. Green discoloration of the sea, however, has not been recorded frequently. Swarms of Noctiluca harbouring a green flagellate have been recorded as having rendered the sea green by Weber and Weber van-Bosse (1890), Delsman (1939-40), Prasad (1953) and recently by Subrahmanyan (1953).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: life-history; ecology; Hornellia marina; chloromonadineae; Malabar coast, algal bloom
Subjects: Marine Environment > Algal Blooms
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2010 09:41
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1624

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