Dinophyceae | Prorocentrales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Broadly ovate, with a deep-sculptured apical area. Smooth valves marked with shallow depressions, with some depressions having a small round opening. Deeply hollowed, V-shaped periflagellar area that accommodates 2 flagella and a thin angled apical plate. Smooth intercalary band. Cells are deep brown, with golden brown chloroplasts (Ref. 87175).
Occurs in coral rubble in sandy substrate; may move slowly in interstitial water (Ref. 87175).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models