Amphidinium Claperède & Lachmann

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Amphidinium

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Amphidinium
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

Biovolumes

Species Amphidinium
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 5 6 7 8 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range <10 10-15 15-20 20-25 25-30 30-40 40-45 45-50 <10 10-15 15-20 20-25 25-30 30-40 40-45 45-50
Length(l1), µm 8.0 13.0 18.0 22.5 27.5 35.0 43.0 48.0 8.0 13.0 18.0 22.5 27.5 35.0 43.0 48.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.6 9.1 12.6 13.5 16.0 24.5 30.1 33.6 5.6 9.1 12.6 13.5 16.0 24.5 30.1 33.6
Diameter(d2), µm 3.9 6.4 8.8 9.5 11.2 17.2 21.1 23.5 3.9 6.4 8.8 9.5 11.2 17.2 21.1 23.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 92 394 1 047 1 502 2 579 7 696 14 272 19 852 92 394 1 047 1 502 2 579 7 696 14 272 19 852
Comment HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7 HD fact.=0.7
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 15 59 148 208 345 963 1 720 2 345 15 59 148 208 345 963 1 720 2 345

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

Change History

  • 2013-11-01 14:26:46 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Amphidinium_2.jpg
  • 2013-11-01 13:59:14 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Amphidinium_2.jpg
  • 2011-09-20 07:14:54 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Amphidinium_1.gif
  • 2011-09-20 07:12:45 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Amphidinium_1.gif