Chaetoceros debilis P.T. Cleve, 1894

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Chaetoceros debilis

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Chaetoceros debilis
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
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

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

Distribution: Worldwide mainly in cold waters
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 10-40 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Cleve, P. T. 1894. II. Planktonunders&ouml,kningar, Cilioflagellater och Diatomac&eacute,er. Bih. Kongl. Svensk. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 20(III, 2): 1-16.
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.
Hendey, N. I. 1964. An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part 5: Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). HSMO, London. 317 pp.
Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros debilis
Author P.T. Cleve 1894
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
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 12-15x7 11-15x15 15-20x15 20-30x12-15 33x12
Height(h), µm 7.0 15.0 15.0 13.5 12.0
Diameter(d1), µm 13.8 13.0 17.5 25.0 33.0
Diameter(d2), µm 10.3 9.8 13.1 18.8 24.8
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 779 1 492 2 705 4 968 7 694
Comment 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 64 108 175 286 408

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

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