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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst, 1931 
AphiaID: 156632

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKhakista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscanae (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscus Ehrenberg, 1839
Sources  basis of record Hasle, G.R., and E.E. Syvertsen. 1997. Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press, San Diego. 385 p. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Japan
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorJapan (introduced: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Norway
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorway (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Fundy [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Coast (introduced: alien[details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel (introduced: alien[details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of France (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHelgoland (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway (introduced: alien[details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWaddeneilanden (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 21 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - Coscinodiscus wailesii 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalogue of Diatom Names (CAS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:83662 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Norway (Nation) : Alters bio-geochemical/hydrologic cycles [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Norway (Nation) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species Originally, the diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii only occurred in the Pacific and Indian Ocean. It is presumed that the species was introduced into Europe by importing young Japanese oysters, although it's also possible that the introduction took place via ballast water of cargo ships. The diatom is part of the phytoplankton, and can as such be easily distributed along with the prevailing sea currents. The species was first reported in the late 1970's along the Belgian coast, where it's now the entire year round a common planktonic species. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet phytosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic or attached to various marine life [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance most abundant phylum of algae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology yellow brown in color, not green [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156632
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-19 11:58:45Z  created  Claus, Simon
2007-01-03 17:49:27Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-01-14 09:01:16Z  checked  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst, 1931. 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). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156632 on 2014-09-30
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