Calliacantha longicaudata (Leadbeater) Leadbeater, 1978

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Calliacantha longicaudata

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Calliacantha longicaudata
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright stamp
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
Lorica with short prickles in the anterior part, two transverse costae and a long simple spear (stalk)
Other remarks

Distribution: Arctic, North Atlantic, Skagerrak, Baltic, North Pacific
Life form
Solitary
Literature
Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Leadbeater, B. S. C. 1975. Four new species of choanoflagellates from Arctic Canada. Proc. Royal Soc. London (B). 189: 15-27.
Thomsen, H. A. 1992b. Loricabærende Chonanoflagellater (Kraveflagellater). In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 157-194.

Biovolumes

Species Calliacantha longicaudata
Author Leadbeater 1975) Leadbeater 1978
Division ZOOMASTIGOPHORA
Class Choanoflagellidea
Order CHOANOFLAGELLIDA
Trophy HT
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 6-8x2-3 8-12x3-5
Length(l1), µm 7.0 10.0
Diameter(d1), µm 2.5 4.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 23 84
Comment 10 10
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 4.1 13.8

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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