Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda

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Ankistrodesmus fusiformis

Cell width 2 µm, cell length 35-45µm. Cells elongated, in cross-shaped colonies.

Photographer/artist Helena Höglander

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Title
Ankistrodesmus fusiformis
Photographer/artist
Helena Höglander
Copyright holder
Helena Höglander
Institute
Stockholm university, Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Helena Höglander
Caption
Cell width 2 µm, cell length 35-45µm. Cells elongated, in cross-shaped colonies.
Sampling date
2017-08-31
Geographic area
River - Sweden
Location
Nyköpingsån
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

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Biovolumes

Species Ankistrodesmus fusiformis
Author Corda 1838
Division CHLOROPHYTA
Class Chlorophyceae
Order CHLOROCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape 2 cones
Formula p/12*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 2x35-45
Height(h), µm 37.5
Diameter(d1), µm 2.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 39
Comment *
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 7

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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  • 2018-12-07 13:34:16 Helena_Hoglander_PEG - Updated media metadata for Ankistrodesmus fusiformis_1.jpg
  • 2018-12-07 13:31:06 Helena_Hoglander_PEG - Added media: Ankistrodesmus fusiformis_1.jpg