S.No. Name of the species Station-I Station-II
2010 2011 2010 2011
  Coscinodiscea
1 Coscinodiscus granii + + + +
2 C. radiatus + + + +
3 C. gigas + + + +
4 C. lineatus + + + +
5 C. subtilis + + + +
6 C. ecentricus + + - -
7 C. thori + + + +
8 C. centralis + + + +
9 Planktoniella sol + + + +
10 Skeletonema costatum + + + +
11 Thalassiosira sp. + + + +
12 T subtilis + + + +
13 T. ecentrica + + + +
14 Lauderia sp. + + + +
15 Cyclotella striata + + + +
  Tricertiinae
16 Lithodesmium undulatum + + + +
17 Ditylum brightwelli + + + +
18 D. sol + + + +
19 Triceratium favus + + + +
20 T. reticulatum + + + +
21 T. robertsianum + + + +
  Chaetocercea
22 Chaetoceros affinis + + + +
23 C. currivisetes + + + +
24 C.compressum + + + +
25 C. diversus + + + +
26 C. debilis - - + +
27 C. decipiens + + + +
28 C. coarctatus + + + +
29 C. lorenzianum + +         -    -
30 C. messanensis + + + +
31 C. peruvian + + + +
32 C. indicus + + + +
33 Bacteriastrum comosum + + + +
34 B. hyalinium + + + +
35 B. delicatilum + + + +
  Odontella
36 Odontella heteroceros + + + +
37 O. biddulphia - - + +
38 O. obtuse + + + +
39 O.  malleus + + + +
40 O.  sinensis + + + +
41 O. mobiliensis + + + +
  Eucampiinea
42 Climocopium fraunfeldium + + + +
43 Eucampia zoodiaus + + + +
44 E. carnuta + + + +
45 Streptothaeca indicus + + + +
  Solenoidea
46 Rhizosolenia alata + + + +
47 R. cylindrica + + + +
48 R. imbricata + + + +
49 R. styliformis + + + +
50 R. setigera + + + +
51 R. hebetata + +         -  
52 R. delicatula - - + +
53 R. robusta + + + +
54 Bacillaria paradoxa + + + +
55 Leptocylindrus danicus + + + +
56 L. minimus + + + +
57 Guinordia sp. + + + +
58 G. striata + + + +
  Euodiceae
59 Hemidiscus hardmannianus + + + +
60 Hemiaulus sinensis + + + +
61 H. membranaeceus + + + +
  Order: Pennales Naviculacea
62 Pleurosigma sp. + + + +
63 Pleurosigma angulatum + + + +
64 P. depressum + + + +
65 P. normanii + + + +
66 P. elongatum - - + +
67 P. directum + + + +
68 Gyrosigma sp. + + + +
69 G. balticum + + + +
70 Nitzschia sp. + + + +
71 Nitzschia longissima + + + +
72 N. seriata + + + +
73 N. closterium + + + +
74 N. granulata + + + +
75 Navicula sp. + + + +
76 N. henneydii + + + +
77 N. granulate - - + +
78 Diploneis sp. + + + +
79 Stephanophysis palmariana + + + +
80 Fragilariaceae
81 Thalassionema nitzschioides + + + +
82 Thalassiothrix fraunfeldii + + + +
83 T. longissima - - + +
84 Fragillaria sp. + + + +
85 F. intermedia - - + +
86 F. oceanica + + + +
87 Asterionella glacialis + + + +
88 Dichtyocha sp. + + + +
89 Pediastrum simplex + + + +
90 Rhabdonema arcuatum + + + +
91 Diatoma anceps + + + +
  DINOFLAGELLATES
  Dinophysialeas
92 Dinophysis caudata + + + +
93 D. punctata + + + +
94 D. hastata + + + +
95 Ornithocercus steinii + + + +
  Peridiniales
96 Ceratium macroceros + + + +
97 C. extensum + + + +
98 C .breve + + + +
99 C. furca + + + +
100 C. trichoceros + + + +
101 C. inflatum + + + +
102 C.lineatum + + + +
103 C. fusus + + + +
104 C. tripos - - + +
105 Protoperidinium sp. + + + +
106 Protoperidinium oceanicum + + + +
107 P. depressum + + + +
108 P. venustrum + + + +
109 P. obtusum + + + +
110 Pyrophacus steinii + + + +
111 P. striata - - + +
112 Noctiluca sp. + + + +
  Silicoflagellates
113 Prorocentrum micans + + + +
  Blue green algae
114 Trichodesmium erythraea + + + +
115 Oscillatoria limosa + + + +
116 Spirulina sp. + + + +
117 Lyngbya sp. + + + +
  Anabena sp. + + + +
Total  108 108 114 114
+ Present - Absent
Table 8: Check list of phytoplankton species recorded from January 2010 to December 2011.
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