Modern dinoflagellate cysts in hypertrophic coastal waters of Tokyo Bay, Japan

  title={Modern dinoflagellate cysts in hypertrophic coastal waters of Tokyo Bay, Japan},
  author={Kazumi Matsuoka and Linda B. Joyce and Yuichi Kotani and Yukihiko Matsuyama},
  journal={Journal of Plankton Research},
A survey of dinoflagellate resting cysts in surface sediment samples was carried out in Tokyo Bay, Japan, to document their horizontal distribution. At least 21 different cyst types were found. Dominant cyst types allowed the recognition of assemblages which form three different dinoflagellate cyst communities: the innermost part of the Bay, the central area and the mouth area. In all stations in Tokyo Bay, heterotrophic dinoflagellate cysts always occupied more than half of the cyst… 
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