Akashiwo sanguinea (Hirasaki) G.Hansen & Moestrup, 2000

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Akashiwo sanguinea

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Akashiwo sanguinea
Photographer/artist
Susanne Busch
Copyright holder
Susanne Busch
Copyright stamp
S.Busch (IOW)
Institute
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Susanne Busch
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
Often pentagonal with broadly conical epicone and a bilobed hypocone. Sulcus does not extend on to the epicone. Many small chloroplasts. Nucleus large and central. The girdle slightly left-handed displaced
Other remarks
Toxic (?), Can produce small cells (Silva & Faust 1985)
Distribution: Worldwide in coastal waters
Life form
Solitary
Size
length 40-80 µm
Resting spore
+
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-0405
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Silva, E. S. & Faust, M. A. 1995. Small cells in the life history of dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae): a review. Phycologia. 34: 396-408.
Steidinger, K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.
Lebour, M. V. 1925. The dinoflagellates of northern seas. Mar. Biol. Ass. U. K., Plymouth. 1-250.

Biovolumes

Species Akashiwo sanguinea
Author (Hirasaki) G. Hansen & Moestrup 2000
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 60x40 80 x 40 90 x 45 50x35
Length(l1), µm 60.0 80.0 90.0 50.0
Diameter(d1), µm 40.0 40.0 45.0 35.0
Diameter(d2), µm 26.8 26.8 30.2 17.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 33 661 44 881 63 903 16 027
Comment HD fact.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3 850 5 044 7 028 1 918

Source

Olenina, I., Hajdu, S., Edler, L., Andersson, A., Wasmund, N., Busch, S., Göbel, J., Gromisz, S., Huseby, S., Huttunen, M., Jaanus, A., Kokkonen, P., Ledaine, I. and Niemkiewicz, E. 2006 Biovolumes and size-classes of phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea HELCOM Balt.Sea Environ. Proc. No. 106, 144pp. (PDF),
PEG_BVOL.zip

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