Sexual reproduction and life cycle of Ceratium furcoides (Dinophyceae) in situ in the lake Plußsee (F.R.)

Abstract

The life cycle of Ceratium furcoides (Levander) Langhans which features sexual reproduction is described for the first time in situ from the lake Plußsee (northern West Germany). Anisogamic copulation occurs during the bloom period in July–August by incorporation of the male gamete by the female gamete, resulting in an overwintering planozygote. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00044098

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