Chaetoceros curvisetus P.T. Cleve, 1889

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Chaetoceros curvisetus

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Chaetoceros curvisetus
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright stamp
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Chains spirally twisted, basal part of setae indistinct or missing, setae extending outward from the spiral, resting spore
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 6-40 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Cupp, E. E. 1943. Marine Plankton Diatoms of the West Coast of North America. Bulletin of the Scripps Inst. Oceanogr. of the University of California. 5: 1-237.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
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.
Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196
Sundström, B. 1973. Chaetoceros arter i Öresund. MSc. Thesis Univ. of Lund. 77 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros curvisetus
Author P.T. Cleve 1889
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 15x15 25x16 30x20
Height(h), µm 15.0 16.0 20.0
Diameter(d1), µm 15.0 25.0 30.0
Diameter(d2), µm 7.5 12.5 15.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 325 3 925 7 065
Comment HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 98 237 381

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),
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Change History

  • 2018-09-27 07:52:26 Johanne Arff - Updated media metadata for Chaetoceros curvisetus_5.jpg
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  • 2011-12-05 15:57:56 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Chaetoceros curvisetus_3.jpg
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