Aphanothece minutissima (W.West) Komárk.-Legn. & Cronberg

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Aphanothece minutissima

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

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Title
Aphanothece minutissima
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
20.08.2013
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Gjennestadvatnet
Latitude, degree
59.2347
Longitude, degree
10.2478
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Synonym names

  • Anathece minutissima

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Aphanothece minutissima
Author (W. West) Komárková-Legnerová & Cronberg 1994
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 1-2x0.8-1 1-2x0.8-1 1-2x0.8-1 1-2x0.8-1 1-2x0.8-1
Length(l1), µm 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Diameter(d1), µm 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 0.6 13 32 64 127
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 0.1 3 7 14 28
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

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  • 2015-07-19 19:44:11 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Aphanothece minutissima_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-19 19:40:48 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Aphanothece minutissima_1.jpg