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Ceratium praelongum syn Ceratium gravidum v.praelongum

Epitheca appears swollen and much larger than hypotheca. No apical horn. Average length is 200µ. It is a rare tropical species; oceanic. found in the north coastal area of Brazil, the Caribbean Sea and the Straits of Florida.
Collected by plankton tow off Carrie Bow Cay, Belize.