Ceratium fusus (Ehrenberg) Dujardin, 1841

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Ceratium fusus

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Ceratium fusus
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributing organisation
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Sampling date
2010-07-03
Geographic area
Kattegat - off shore
Location
Anholt E
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Synonym names

  • Neoceratium fusus

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
A long fusiform cell with rudimentary right hypothecal horn
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 200-540 µm, width 5-30 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Steidinger, K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.

Biovolumes

Species Ceratium fusus
Author (Ehrenberg) Dujardin 1841
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape girdle diameter
Formula 35.198*d^1.9156
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range width: 15-25 width: 25-35
Diameter(d1), µm 20.0 30.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 10 934 23 773
Comment 5; 6 5; 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 339 2 777

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

  • 2015-04-08 12:30:29 Regina Hansen - Deleted media: Ceratium fusus_5.png
  • 2015-04-08 11:14:05 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium fusus_6.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:13:10 Susanne Busch - Added media: Ceratium fusus_6.jpg
  • 2014-07-14 08:59:06 Regina Hansen - Added media: Ceratium fusus_5.png
  • 2014-07-14 08:46:48 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Ceratium fusus_4.png
  • 2014-07-14 08:45:51 Regina Hansen - Added media: Ceratium fusus_4.png
  • 2012-09-17 15:44:41 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium fusus_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 15:43:04 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium fusus_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 15:42:39 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium fusus_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 12:38:32 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium fusus_2.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 12:37:03 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium fusus_2.jpg