Gonyaulax fragilis

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Gonyaulacales
Family: 
Gonyaulacaceae
Genus: 
Gonyaulax
Species: 
fragilis
Authority: 
(Schütt) Kofoid 1911
Synonym(s): 
Steiniella fragilis Schütt

Etymology

Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
pH: neutral

Feeding: Photosynthetic

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual_binary

Feeding behaviour

Photosynthetic

Mode of locomotion

Two flagella typical for Dinophyceae
Flagellum: 2
Motility: motile_swimming

Observation site(s)

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