Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müll.) Hendey

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Bacillaria paxillifera

cell size: 60-150x4-8µm

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

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Title
Bacillaria paxillifera
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright holder
Janina Kownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
cell size: 60-150x4-8µm
Sampling date
September - October 2011
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
Location
Gdynia
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Formaldehyde
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Bacillaria paxillifera
Author (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson, 1901
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order BACILLARIALES (PENNALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape parallelepiped
Formula l*w*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 4-6x70-120
Length(l1), µm 95.0
Width(w), µm 5
Height(h), µm 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 2 375
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 157

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

  • 2013-04-26 10:45:51 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Bacillaria paxillifera_3.jpg
  • 2013-04-26 10:44:14 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Bacillaria paxillifera_3.jpg
  • 2013-04-26 10:43:52 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Bacillaria paxillifera_2.jpg
  • 2013-04-26 10:41:19 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Bacillaria paxillifera_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-02 13:55:57 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Bacillaria paxillifera_1.jpg
  • 2012-10-02 13:54:12 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Bacillaria paxillifera_1.jpg
  • 2012-10-02 13:52:39 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Bacillaria paxillifera_1.jpg