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Distribution of Phytoplankton around the coastal waters
of Port Blair, South Andaman (Islands) in the Bay of Bengal, India 



A preliminary study by Siva Sankar
in preparation for his PhD at

Pondicherry, University



Click here for map of the Bay of Bengal


Collection Sites

The samples collected from the sites listed below are represented in the
phytoplankton photos that follow.

Burmanallah, Chatam, Chidiyatapu, Corbyn's Cove, Junglighat,
Marina Park, North Bay, Phoenix Bay, Scissostris Bay, and Wandoor


Achnanthes
javanica
Actinoptychus
senarius
Agmenellum quadruplicatum

Amphiprora
gigantea v. sulcata

Amphiprora
ornata
Amphiprora paludosa
Amphisolenia
inflata
Amphisolenia
quadrispina
Asterionella glacialis
Asterionella kariana
Bacillaria
paxillifera
Bacteriastrum
delicatulum
 
Biddulphia bidduliana
Biddulphia
reticulata
Biddulphia
reticulata
Campylodiscus
biangulatus
Campylodiscus
hibernicus
 
Campylodiscus
impressus
Campylodiscus
intermedius
Ceratium
euarcuatum
Ceratium
extensum
Ceratium
furca
Ceratium
fusus
Ceratium gibberum f. dispar
Ceratium
lunula
Ceratium
massilensis
Ceratium
pentagonum
Ceratium
schroteri
Ceratium
symetricum
Ceratium
trichoceros
Ceratium
tripos
Chaetoceros affinis v. willei
Chaetoceros
curvisetus
Chaetoceros
coarcticus
Chaetoceros
lorenzianus
Chaetoceros
messanensis
Climacodium
frauenfeldianum
Climacosphenia
elongatum
Climacosphenia moniligera
Cyclophora
tenuis
Dinophysis
caudata
Ditylum
brightweldii
Drymosphaera
pseudosagenosce
Ebria
tripartita
Entomoneis pulchra var. pulchella
Goniaulax
conjuncta
Guinardia
blavyanus
Hemiaulus membranaceus
Hemiaulus
sinensis
Isthmia
ernervis
Isthmia
ernervis
Isthmia
obliquata
Licmophora
abreviata
Lithodesmium undulatum
Melosira nummuloides
Nitzschia fasciculata
Nitzschia longissima
Nitzschia
pungens
Nitzschia rectilonga
Nitzschia
spathulata
Odontella
mobiliensis
Ornithocercus magnificus
Ornithocercus
steini
Ornithocercus
thurni
Phalachroma
cuneus
Pinnularia
stauntonii
Planktonella
sol
Pleurosigma
aestuarii
Pleurosigma
normanni
Proboscia
alata
Proboscia
alata f. gracillima
Protoperidinium quinquecorne
Protoperidinium
conicum
Protoperidinium elegans
Protoperidinium grande
Protoperidinium oceanicum
 
Rhabdonema
punctatum
Rhizosolenia
fragillisima
Rhizosolenia
setigera
Rhizosolenia shrubsolei
Rhizosolenia
stolforthii
Skeletonema costatum

Synedra
ascus

Synedra
gaillonii
Synedra ulna v. danica
Thalassionema
nitzschoides
Trichodesmium
strand