Chaetoceros danicus P.T.Cleve, 1889

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Chaetoceros danicus

A = Cell with chloroplasts; B = Chain in girdle view; C = Chain in valve view; D = Valve view. arrow=central process; E = Girdle view. A=(BF), B-E=(DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Chaetoceros danicus
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A = Cell with chloroplasts; B = Chain in girdle view; C = Chain in valve view; D = Valve view. arrow=central process; E = Girdle view. A=(BF), B-E=(DIC)
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Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
With many small chloroplasts, setae perpendicular to pervalvaraxis
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Cells solitary or chains with few cells
Size
Diameter = 5-20 µm
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.
Jensen, K. G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. The genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in inner Danish coastal waters. Opera Botanica. 133: 1-68.
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.
Takano, H. 1990. Diatoms. In “Red tide organisms in Japan-An illustrated taxonomic guide” (Y. Fukuyo, H. Takano, M. Chihara & K. Matsuoka, eds.). Uchida Rokakuho, Tokyo. pp.162-331

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros danicus
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 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 10x11 15-16x12-17 17-18x11-13 16-18x16-17 16-18x21-23 20x14-17 20x22-26 22-23x16-17 25x20 35x20
Height(h), µm 11.2 14.5 12.0 16.5 22.4 15.5 24.0 16.5 20.0 20.0
Diameter(d1), µm 9.8 15.5 17.5 17.0 17.0 20.0 20.0 22.5 25.0 35.0
Diameter(d2), µm 7.4 11.6 13.1 12.8 12.8 15.0 15.0 16.9 18.8 26.3
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 633 2 051 2 164 2 807 3 811 3 650 5 652 4 918 7 359 14 424
Comment HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75 HD fac.=0.75
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 54 140 146 180 231 223 318 284 394 680

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

  • 2013-09-24 11:24:10 Helena_Hoglander_PEG - Deleted media: Chaetoceros danicus_3.jpg
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  • 2011-09-20 20:28:58 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Chaetoceros danicus_2.gif
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