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Dinophysis acuminata   Claparède & Lachmann, 1859

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Dinophyceae | Dinophysiales | Dinophysiaceae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean and Northeast Atlantic: North Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Obligate mixotroph, requiring both light and prey for long-term survival. Has feeding structures, including food vacuoles and peduncle-like arrangement of microtubular ribbons. Uses its peduncle to extract and ingest cell contents of its prey organism, a ciliate (Ref. 115338).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)