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Dinoflagellate References

Spector, David L., ed., "Dinoflagellates", Academic Press, Inc., 1984
Very thorough coverage of the topics. Somewhat technical. Contains some nice scanning electron microscope pictures.

Anderson, White, and Baden, "Toxic Dinoflagellates", Elsevier Science Publishing Co., 1985.

Nightingale, H. W., "Red Water Organisms", Seattle, 1936.

Tomas, Carmelo R., ed. "Identifying Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates." Academic Press, Inc. 1996.
A beautiful new book that just came out. The introduction to each section explains the basics very nicely. Contains drawings of many different species, and the diatoms section has an identification key.

Faust, Maria A., "Observations on the morphology and sexual reproduction of Coolia momotis (Dincophyceae)." Journal of Phycology (1992). 28:94-104.

Xiaoping, Dodge, and Lewis. "An ultrastructural study of planozygotes and encystment of a marine dinoflagellate, Scripsiella sp." British Phycol. J. 24:153-165 (1989).

Yamaguchi, Itakura, Imai, and Ishida. Phycologia. 1995 34(3):207-214.

Okaichi, T., D. M. Anderson And T. Nemoto (Ed.). Red Tides: Biology, Environmental Science, And Toxicology; First International Symposium On Red Tides, Takamatsu, Japan, November 10-14, 1987. Xxii+489p. Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc.: New York, New York, Usa; Amsterdam, Netherlands

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For more information on another important phytoplankton, see this page.
Diatom Home Page
A nice page for good pictures and info about diatoms, the other phytoplankton.
Provasoli - Guillard National Center for Culture of Marine Phytoplankton
A beautiful page with information and searchable databases for all kinds of phytoplankton. Also has a culture order form.

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