Chaetoceros minimus (Levander) Marino et al., 1991

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Chaetoceros minimus

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Chaetoceros minimus
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

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
One seta per valve, the two setae running in opposite direction
Other remarks
In coastal brackish waters
Life form
Solitary
Size
Apical axis = 2-7 µm, pervalvar axis 6-32 µm
Resting spore
+
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.
Marino, D., Giuffré, G., Montresor, M. & Zingone, A. 1991. An electron microscope investigation on Chaetoceros minimus(Levander) comb. nov. and new observations on C. throndsenii (Marino et al.) comb. nov. Diat. Res.6: 317-326

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros minimus
Author (Levander) Marino, Giuffré, Montresor & Zingone 1991
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 4x22 3x10-15
Height(h), µm 21.5 12.5
Diameter(d1), µm 3.8 3.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 244 88
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 25 11

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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