Ceratium lineatum (Ehrenberg) P.T. Cleve, 1899

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Ceratium lineatum

Two living cells (BF)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Ceratium lineatum
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Two living cells (BF)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Synonym names

  • Neoceratium lineatum

Description

IDs in other systems
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 100-130 µm, width 25-45 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 lineatum
Author (Ehrenberg) P.T. Cleve 1899
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape girdle diameter
Formula 1.2375*d^2.5989
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range width: 25-30 width: 30-35 width: 35-40 width: 40-45 width: 45-50
Diameter(d1), µm 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 50.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 5 317 8 540 12 747 18 036 32 211
Comment 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 681 1 062 1 547 2 143 3 694

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

  • 2012-10-05 12:50:14 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium lineatum_4.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:48:44 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium lineatum_4.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:48:01 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium lineatum_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:47:27 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium lineatum_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:47:15 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Deleted media: Ceratium lineatum_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 15:40:49 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium lineatum_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 15:40:17 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium lineatum_3.jpg
  • 2011-10-13 12:47:00 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Ceratium lineatum_2.jpg
  • 2011-10-13 12:46:04 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Ceratium lineatum_2.jpg