Chroococcus limneticus Lemmerm.

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Chroococcus limneticus

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

Additional image information

Title
Chroococcus limneticus
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
21.08.2013
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Årungen
Latitude, degree
59.6860
Longitude, degree
10.7494
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Synonym names

  • Limnococcus limneticus

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Chroococcus limneticus var. elegans

Biovolumes

Species Chroococcus limneticus
Author Lemmermann 1898
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 6-8 8-12
Diameter(d1), µm 7.0 10.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 180 523
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 28 77
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell

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

  • 2015-07-17 08:36:06 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Chroococcus limneticus_2.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 08:32:51 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Chroococcus limneticus_2.jpg
  • 2012-03-15 14:43:33 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Chroococcus limneticus_1.JPG
  • 2012-03-15 14:41:41 Irina Olenina - Added media: Chroococcus limneticus_1.JPG