There are 178 species in the list, but today only 96 have links to "species sheets". Species with an asterisk (*) are not illustrated. Click on the species name in the list to get to the species sheet. Arrows may be used to browse all species sheets. To view species sheets WITHOUT a list of species to the left you should go to Dinoflagellate Distribution.

The checklist is based on our own observations and on the following references:

Christensen, T., Koch, C. & Thomsen, H. A. 1985. Distribution of algae in danish salt and brackish waters. Institut for Sporeplanter, Copenhagen.

Heimdal, B. R., Hasle, G. R. & Throndsen, J. 1973. An annotated check-list of plankton algae from the Oslofjord, Norway (1951-1972). Norw. J. Bot. 20: 13-19.

Thomsen, H. A. 1992. Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Nr. 11. Copenhagen.

Throndsen, J. 1969. Flagellates of Norwegian coastal waters. Nytt Mag. Bot. 16: 161-216.

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Last modified on 15 September, 2006

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute


Department of Marine Ecology, Göteborg University, Sweden