Ceratium tripos (O.F. Müller) Nitzsch, 1817

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Ceratium tripos

Photographer/artist Lisa Karlson

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Title
Ceratium tripos
Photographer/artist
Lisa Karlson
Copyright holder
Lisa Karlson
Contributor
Lisa Karlson
Geographic area
Kattegat - Swedish coast
Location
Örsviken
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Synonym names

  • Neoceratium tripos

Description

IDs in other systems
Other remarks
This species is very variable in form
Distribution: Cosmopolitan
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 195-360 µm, width 65-90 µm
Resting spore
0
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.

Biovolumes

Species Ceratium tripos
Author (O.F. Müller) Nitzsch 1817
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape girdle diameter
Formula 0.32359*d^2.9953
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range width: 30-40 width: 40-50 width: 50-60 width: 60-70 width: 70-80 width: 80-90
Diameter(d1), µm 35.0 45.0 55.0 65.0 75.0 85.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 13 644 28 964 52 833 87 139 133 772 194 618
Comment 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 649 3 343 5 878 9 404 14 064 19 998

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

  • 2017-09-14 18:19:44 Lisa Karlson - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_12.jpg
  • 2017-09-14 18:19:12 Lisa Karlson - Added media: Ceratium tripos_12.jpg
  • 2017-09-14 18:18:57 Lisa Karlson - Deleted media: Ceratium tripos_12.jpg
  • 2017-09-14 18:16:49 Lisa Karlson - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_12.jpg
  • 2017-09-14 18:16:16 Lisa Karlson - Added media: Ceratium tripos_12.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:32:00 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_11.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:31:19 Susanne Busch - Added media: Ceratium tripos_11.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:30:54 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_10.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:29:32 Susanne Busch - Added media: Ceratium tripos_10.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:28:42 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_9.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:27:59 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_9.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:27:15 Susanne Busch - Added media: Ceratium tripos_9.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:25:09 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_8.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:24:12 Susanne Busch - Added media: Ceratium tripos_8.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 12:19:08 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_7.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 11:58:00 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Ceratium tripos_7.jpg
  • 2014-06-02 10:45:52 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_6.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:19:49 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_6.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:03:19 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_6.png
  • 2014-06-02 09:47:13 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_6.png
  • 2014-06-02 09:45:13 Regina Hansen - Added media: Ceratium tripos_6.png
  • 2012-09-14 11:12:54 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:12:48 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium tripos_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:12:30 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:12:21 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium tripos_4.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 14:38:24 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 14:37:24 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 14:36:34 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 14:36:26 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ceratium tripos_3.jpg
  • 2011-10-24 20:29:41 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Ceratium tripos_2.jpg
  • 2011-10-24 20:27:56 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Ceratium tripos_2.jpg