Amphidinium crassum Lohmann, 1908

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Amphidinium crassum

Photographer/artist Regina Hansen

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Title
Amphidinium crassum
Photographer/artist
Regina Hansen
Copyright holder
Regina Hansen
Institute
Leibniz Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde
Contributor
Regina Hansen
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Other remarks
Associated with sand (Dodge 1982) and in plankton
Distribution: Atlantic, Adriatic Sea, Skagerrak, Baltic



Testar
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 23-42 µm, width 11-24 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 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.
Lohmann. 1908. Untersuchungen zur Feststellungen des vollständigen Gehaltes des Meeres an Plankton. Wissensch. Meeresuntersuchungen, Abt. Kiel, NF. 10: 131-370.

Biovolumes

Species Amphidinium crassum
Author Lohmann 1908
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 20-24x10-14 25-30x15-20
Length(l1), µm 22.5 27.5
Diameter(d1), µm 12.0 17.0
Diameter(d2), µm 8.0 11.4
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 136 2 787
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 160 371

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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