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New species of Ciliates (Genus: Strombidium sp.) from hypoxic waters of the Bay of Bengal, Northern Indian Ocean

@inproceedings{Elangovan2017NewSO,
  title={New species of Ciliates (Genus: Strombidium sp.) from hypoxic waters of the Bay of Bengal, Northern Indian Ocean},
  author={S. Elangovan and M. Gauns},
  year={2017}
}
Introduction In the marine ecosystems, ciliates have been renowned as a dominant group in microzooplankton and serve as an efficient link between the microbial loop and metazoan food web. Oligotrich ciliates generally dominate microzooplankton communities in both marine and freshwater habitats. They are ubiquitous in the ocean surface and usually take over the planktonic ciliate communities. Aloricate oligotrich ciliates exist in higher numbers and consume considerable quantities of autotrophic… Expand
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