Aphanocapsa planctonica (G.M.Sm.) Komárek & Anagn.

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Aphanocapsa planctonica

Photographer/artist Aimar Rakko

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Title
Aphanocapsa planctonica
Photographer/artist
Aimar Rakko
Copyright holder
Aimar Rakko
Copyright stamp
aimar@limnos.ee
Institute
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Contributor
Aimar Rakko
Sampling date
29.05.2008
Geographic area
Lake - Estonia
Location
Lake Saadjärv
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
Not described
Image galleries
Freshwater

Synonym names

  • Aphanocapsa elachista

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Aphanocapsa planctonica
Author (G.M. Smith) Komárek & Anagnostidis 1995
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3
Diameter(d1), µm 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 8 164 409 818 1 635
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1.6 31 78 155 311
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell 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

  • 2014-12-28 07:41:16 Aimar Rakko - Updated media metadata for Aphanocapsa planctonica_2.jpg
  • 2014-12-28 07:39:03 Aimar Rakko - Updated media metadata for Aphanocapsa planctonica_2.jpg
  • 2014-12-28 07:35:46 Aimar Rakko - Added media: Aphanocapsa planctonica_2.jpg
  • 2011-10-25 12:48:59 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Aphanocapsa planctonica_1.JPG
  • 2011-10-25 12:46:33 Irina Olenina - Added media: Aphanocapsa planctonica_1.JPG