Braarudosphaera bigelowii (Gran & Braarud) Deflandre, 1947

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Braarudosphaera bigelowii

A living cell (BF)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

Additional image information

Title
Braarudosphaera bigelowii
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A living cell (BF)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
The pentagonal sides of the cell
Other remarks

Distribution: Norwegian Sea, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter = 12-16 µm
Resting spore
0
Literature
Heimdal, B. R. 1993. Modern Coccolithophorids. In: Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids/edited by Carmelo R. Tomas: 147-247.