Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 211 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 100 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 100
  Temperature range (°C): -1.938 - 4.949
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.267 - 6.807
  Salinity (PPS): 28.026 - 34.950
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.798 - 8.728
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.097 - 1.268
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.190 - 15.128

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 100

Temperature range (°C): -1.938 - 4.949

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.267 - 6.807

Salinity (PPS): 28.026 - 34.950

Oxygen (ml/l): 6.798 - 8.728

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.097 - 1.268

Silicate (umol/l): 1.190 - 15.128
 
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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Classification

This genus was originally placed under the family Pronoctilucidae as proposed by Hayward and Ryland (1990) in their book.
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classification

Also listed under Discomitochondria - needs checking
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Wikipedia

Oxyrrhis

Oxyrrhis is a genus of dinoflagellate. It includes the species Oxyrrhis marina.[1]

It is sometimes considered to be a monotypic genus.[2] Some sources assign the species Oxyrrhis parasitica and O. phaeocysticola, as well.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saldarriaga, J. F., et al. (2003). Multiple protein phylogenies show that Oxyrrhis marina and Perkinsus marinus are early branches of the dinoflagellate lineage. International journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53 (Pt 1): 355–365. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02328-0. PMID 12656195.
  2. ^ Lowe, C. D., et al. (2011). Who is Oxyrrhis marina? Morphological and phylogenetic studies on an unusual dinoflagellate. Journal of Plankton Research 33(4) 555-67.
  3. ^ Guiry, M. D. in Guiry, M. D. & G. M. Guiry. 2013. Oxyrrhis. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed on 10 June 2013.


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