Cerataulina pelagica (P.T. Cleve) Hendey, 1937

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Cerataulina pelagica

Valve with ocellus (=arrowhead) and process (=arrow). Dry preparation (SEM)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Cerataulina pelagica
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Valve with ocellus (=arrowhead) and process (=arrow). Dry preparation (SEM)
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Not described, SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
Not described
Stain
Not described, Sputter coated
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Small wing-like extensions
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary or chain-forming
Size
Diameter = 7-56 µm pervalvar axis = 55-120 µm
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hasle, G. & Syvertsen, E. 1980. The diatoms genus Cerataulina: Morphology and taxonomy. Bacillaria. 3: 79-113.
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.
Hendey, N. I. 1964. An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part 5: Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). HSMO, London. 317 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Cerataulina pelagica
Author (P.T. Cleve) Hendey 1937
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 5x45-50 8-12x30-40 8-12x70-80 15-17x35-50 15x60-70 15-16x100 17-23x35-65 17-23x65-85 20x100 21-22x110-130 26-28x80-90 30x40-50 30x60-80 40x40-50 40x60-80 40x90-100 8-12x40-70
Height(h), µm 47.5 35.0 75.0 42.5 65.0 100.0 50.0 79.0 100.0 120.0 85.0 45.0 70.0 45.0 70.0 95.0 55.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0 10.0 10.0 16.0 15.0 15.5 20.0 20.5 20.0 21.5 27.0 30.0 30.0 40.0 40.0 40.0 10.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 932 2 748 5 888 8 541 11 481 18 860 15 700 26 062 31 400 43 544 48 643 31 793 49 455 56 520 87 920 119 320 4 318
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 74 177 329 444 565 845 728 1 098 1 278 1 666 1 822 1 291 1 847 2 058 2 945 3 772 256

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

  • 2013-05-14 07:01:46 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Cerataulina pelagica_7.jpg
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  • 2012-10-04 10:38:24 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Cerataulina pelagica_4.jpg
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  • 2011-09-20 20:15:49 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Cerataulina pelagica_2.gif
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