Coscinodiscus centralis Ehrenberg, 1844

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Coscinodiscus centralis

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Coscinodiscus centralis
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright stamp
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Coscinodiscus centralis
Author Ehrenberg 1844
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 150-200 200-250
Height(h), µm 52.5 67.5
Diameter(d1), µm 175.0 225.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 262 133 2 682 492
Comment HD fac.=0.3 HD fac.=0.3
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 25 550 47 091

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

  • 2011-12-05 16:09:53 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus centralis_2.jpg
  • 2011-12-05 16:09:42 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Coscinodiscus centralis_2.jpg
  • 2011-12-05 16:08:52 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus centralis_1.jpg
  • 2011-12-05 16:08:10 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Coscinodiscus centralis_1.jpg