Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder, 1864

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Bacteriastrum hyalinum

A&B = Cell at two focal planes; C = Terminal valve with central process (=arrow); D&E = Endogenous resting spores. (BF)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Bacteriastrum hyalinum
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A&B = Cell at two focal planes; C = Terminal valve with central process (=arrow); D&E = Endogenous resting spores. (BF)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Large number of inner setae and terminal setae arranged in a umbrella-like fashion
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely in temperate waters
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 13-56 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.

Biovolumes

Species Bacteriastrum hyalinum
Author Lauder 1864
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 20x40-60
Height(h), µm 50.0
Diameter(d1), µm 20.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 15 700
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 728

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

  • 2012-09-28 08:48:37 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Bacteriastrum hyalinum_2.jpg
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