Akashiwo sanguinea
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Taxonomic Group: Dinoflagellate
Trophic Status: Autotrophic
Size Range: 52-56 μm wide x 68-76 μm long (LUMCON Guide); 40-80 μm long (Horner 2002); 40-75 μm long (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics: Larger than other gymnos; epitheca broadly conical and hypotheca bilobed; epitheca and hypotheca almost equal; small chloroplasts radiate out from a large, central nucleus
Confused With:
Toxin: Unknown