Aphanizomenon flos-aquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault

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Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (Linné) Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault 1888

Single filament of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae

Photographer/artist Irina Olenina

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Title
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (Linné) Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault 1888
Photographer/artist
Irina Olenina
Institute
Department of Marine Research, EPA, Lithuania
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Irina Olenina
Caption
Single filament of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae
Sampling date
09-09-2009
Location
Southeastern Baltic, Lithuanian coastal waters
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Aphanizomenon flos-aquae
Author (L.) Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault 1886
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order NOSTOCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit filament
Size range 5x100
Height(h), µm 100.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 13
Calculated volume, µm3 1 963
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 311
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell

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

  • 2012-09-14 10:53:19 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 10:53:11 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 10:52:54 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 10:52:44 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 10:52:27 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 10:52:16 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-13 13:54:13 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-13 13:50:01 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_2.jpg
  • 2012-03-15 13:45:56 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_1.jpg
  • 2012-03-15 13:37:31 Irina Olenina - Added media: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae_1.jpg