Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Phaeista > Infraphylum Monista > Superclass Raphidoistia > Class Raphidophyceae > Order Chattonellales > Family Chattonellaceae > Genus Chattonella

Chattonella marina (Subrahmanyan) Hara & Chihara, 1982

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ChattonellaB.Biecheler, 1936accepted genus name


Chattonella marina var. antiqua (Hada) Demura & Kawachi, 2009


original description

Subrahmanyan R. 1954. On the life-history and ecology of Hornellia marina gen. et sp. nov. (Chloromonadineae), causing green discoloration of the sea and mortality among marine organisms of the Malabar Coast. Ind. J. Fish. 1: 182-203.

basis of record


additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Harper, M.A.; Cassie Cooper, V.; Chang, F.H.; Nelson, W.A.; Broady, P.A. (2012). Phylum Ochrophyta: brown and golden-brown algae, diatoms, silicoflagellates, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 114-163.

additional source

Endo M., Onoue Y. & Kuroki A. 1992. Neurotoxin-induced cardiac disorder and its role in the death of fish exposed to Chattonella marina. Mar. Biol. 112: 371-376.

additional source

Onoue Y. & Nozawa K. 1989. Separation of toxins from harmful red tides occurring along the coast of Kagoshima Prefecture. In: Red Tides, Biology, Environmental Science, and Toxicology (Ed. by T. Okaichi, D.M. Anderson & T. Nemoto), pp. 371-374. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

additional source

Ahmed M.S., Arakawa O. & Onoue Y. 1995. Toxicity of cultured Chattonella marina. In: Harmful Marine Algal Blooms (Ed. by P. Lassus, G. Arzul, E. Erard-Le Denn, P. Gentien & C. Marcaillou-Le Baut), pp. 499-504. Lavoisier, Paris.

additional source

Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.

additional source

Tomas, C.R. (Ed.) (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp.

new combination reference

Hara Y. & Chihara M. 1982. Ultrastructure and taxonomy of Chattonella (class Raphidophyceae) in Japan. Jpn. J. Phycol. 30: 47-56.




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External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
GenBank (127 nucleotides; 150 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Chattonella marina (Subrahmanyan) Hara & Chihara, 1982. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233780




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