Chaetoceros laciniosus Schütt, 1895

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Chaetoceros laciniosus

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Chaetoceros laciniosus
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright stamp
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, oceanographic unit
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
High windows, two often lobed chloroplasts, resting spore.
Other remarks

Distribution: North Atlantic, North Pacific.
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 8-42 µm
Resting spore
+
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-1728
Literature
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.
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.

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros laciniosus
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 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 6-8x13-21 9-13x13-21 14-18x13-21 18-20x16-28
Height(h), µm 17.0 18.0 18.0 21.0
Diameter(d1), µm 7.0 11.0 15.0 19.0
Diameter(d2), µm 7.0 10.0 12.0 13.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 654 1 554 2 543 4 072
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 55 112 166 244

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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