Heterocapsa niei
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Taxonomic Group: Dinoflagellate
Trophic Status: Autotrophic
Size Range: 11-12 μm wide x 17-20 μm long (Dodge 1982)
Key Characteristics: A small, thinly thecate cell that appears unarmored; epitheca and hypotheca are both rounded and equal in size; chloroplasts deep red in epi-fluorescence microscopy
Confused With:
Toxin: None known