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Haptophyte algae of Vietnamese waters. The orders Phaeocystales, Prymnesiales and Isochrysidales (Prymnesiophyceae)

Doan-Nhu, Hai; Larsen, Jacob

Nova Hedwigia Band 91 Heft 1-2 (2010), p. 193 - 222

published: Aug 1, 2010

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2010/0091-0193

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Previous studies of haptophyte algae in the South China Sea have only reported on the coccolithophorids. However, 115 haptophyte taxa were encountered in the region during the present study (1999-2006), of which 21 of them belong to the orders Phaeocystales, Prymnesiales, and Isochrysidales. Each species is described and illustrated by scanning and/or transmission electron micrographs. This is the first of five papers dealing with the taxonomy, abundance and distribution of haptophytes in the South China Sea.