Chaetoceros contortus Schütt, 1895

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Chaetoceros contortus

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Chaetoceros contortus
Photographer/artist
Susanne Busch
Copyright holder
Susanne Busch
Copyright stamp
S.Busch (IOW)
Institute
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemuende
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Susanne Busch
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros contortus
Author Schütt 1895
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape oval cylinder
Formula p/4*d1*d2*h
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 7-12x12 6-9x12 14x19
Height(h), µm 12.0 12.0 19.0
Diameter(d1), µm 12.0 9.0 14.0
Diameter(d2), µm 7.0 6.0 7.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 791 509 1 462
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 65 45 106

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

  • 2014-03-26 08:33:27 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Chaetoceros contortus_1.jpg
  • 2014-03-26 08:32:06 Susanne Busch - Added media: Chaetoceros contortus_1.jpg