Ceratium tripos (O. F. Müller) Nitzsch 1817

A living cell (BF)

Synonym(s): Cercaria tripos O. F. Müller 1781

Life-form: Solitary

Size: Length 195-360 µm, width 65-90 µm.

Resting spore: -

Note: This species is very variable in form

Distinctive features:

Similar species:

Distribution: Cosmopolitan

Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.

Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.

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