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Rhodomonas baltica Karsten 1898

Publication details
Rhodomonas baltica Karsten 1898: 15, pl. I: figs 8-12

Published in: Karsten, G. (1898). Rhodomonas baltica, n.g. et sp. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Kiel, Neue Folge 3: 15-16.

Publication date: 1898

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptomonas baltica (Karsten) Butcher

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Throndsen (1997: 612) notes the authority for this species as 'Karsten sensu Zimmerman 1925'.

Habitat notes
In an enriched sample that also contained diatoms, seashells, stones and the brown alga, Sphacelaria (Hill & Wetherbee, 1989 citing Karsten 1898). - (31 May 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea: Strander Bucht (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Kieler Fjord in the Baltic Sea (Hill & Wetherbee 1989).

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Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.

Scholz, B. & Einarsson, H. (2015). Microphytobenthic community composition of two sub-Arctic intertidal flats in Huna Bay (Northern Iceland). European Journal of Phycology 50(2): 182-206.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Verified by: 09 March 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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Karsten, G. (1898). Rhodomonas baltica, n.g. et sp. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Kiel, Neue Folge 3: 15-16.
Van Houcke, J., Medina, I., Maehre, H.K., Cornet, J., Cardinal, M., Linssen. J. & Luten, J. (2017). The effect of algae diets (Skeletonema costatum and Rhodomonas baltica) on the biochemical composition and sensory characteristics of Pacific couped oysters (Crassostrea gigas) during land-based refinement. Food Research International 100: 151-160.

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