Chroococcus minutus (Kütz.) Nägeli

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Chroococcus minutus

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

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Title
Chroococcus minutus
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
01.07.2014
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Tunsennvatnet
Latitude, degree
60.483
Longitude, degree
8.76
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Chroococcus minutus
Author (Kützing) Nägeli 1849
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 4-10
Diameter(d1), µm 6.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 113
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 18
Comment on Carbon calculation 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 08:39:45 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Chroococcus minutus_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 08:37:19 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Chroococcus minutus_1.jpg