Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description of Pyrocystis

Pyrocystid dinoflagellatem, 'cyct' stage is large fusiform, lunate or globular and non-motile; chloroplasts show diurnal migration; luminescent; oceanic.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1124 specimens in 10 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 285 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 270
  Temperature range (°C): 14.532 - 28.884
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.000 - 10.927
  Salinity (PPS): 30.220 - 39.053
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.427 - 5.565
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.048 - 1.452
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.910 - 9.519

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 270

Temperature range (°C): 14.532 - 28.884

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.000 - 10.927

Salinity (PPS): 30.220 - 39.053

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.427 - 5.565

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.048 - 1.452

Silicate (umol/l): 0.910 - 9.519
 
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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Classification

Belonging to order Pyrocystales according to Algaebase, but their comment: according to Bérard-Therriault (1999; 172) the order of this genera is Gonyaulacales.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:20
Specimens with Sequences:14
Specimens with Barcodes:7
Species:2
Species With Barcodes:2
Public Records:7
Public Species:2
Public BINs:0
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