Chaetoceros socialis Lauder

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Chaetoceros socialis

Photographer/artist Regina Hansen

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Title
Chaetoceros socialis
Photographer/artist
Regina Hansen
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Regina Hansen
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Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
One setae long, smooth resting spores
Other remarks
f . radians has resting spores with spines (Jensen & Moestrup 1998)
Distribution: Widely
Life form
Chains in colony
Size
Diameter = 3-15 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.
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.

Subordinate taxa

Biovolumes

Species Chaetoceros socialis
Author H.S.Lauder, 1864
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 5x5-6 8x6-8 8x9-11 10x8-10
Height(h), µm 5.5 7.0 10.0 8.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0 8.0 8.0 10.0
Diameter(d2), µm 2.5 4.0 4.0 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 54 176 251 314
Comment HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 7 19 25 31

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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