Size 27-35um wide, 47-55um long. Tycoplanktonic (benthic dinoflagellate species found at some time in the water column), benthic, or epiphytic. Found in shallow tropical waters to offshore reefs. O. ovata is the smallest species of the genus. Click here to visit Smithsonian Institution's Botany webpage for more information on this species.
Collected in water column off Carrie Bow Cay.