Coscinodiscus concinnus W. Smith, 1856

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Coscinodiscus concinnus

Living cells (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Coscinodiscus concinnus
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Living cells (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Central area and wide interstriae. Great distance between valve margin and processes
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter = 150-500 µm
Resting spore
0
Literature
Boalch, G. T. 1971. The typification of the diatom species Coscinodiscus concinnus Wm. Smith and Coscinodiscus granii Gough. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 51: 685-695.
Brooks, M. 1975. Studies on the genus Coscinodiscus. I. Light, transmission and scanning electron microscopy of C. concinnus Wm. Smith. Botanica Marina. 18: 1-13.
Hasle, G. R. & Lange, C. B. 1992. Morphology and distribution of Coscinodiscus species from the Oslofjord, Norway, and the Skagerrak, North Atlantic. Diatom Research. 7: 37-68.
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.

Biovolumes

Species Coscinodiscus concinnus
Author W. Smith 1856
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 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 130-150 150-170 170-230 230-300 300-370
Height(h), µm 70.0 80.0 80.0 79.5 83.8
Diameter(d1), µm 140.0 160.0 200.0 265.0 335.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 077 020 1 607 680 2 512 000 4 382 567 7 378 092
Comment 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.4 6; HD fac.=0.3 6; HD fac.=0.25
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 22 466 31 090 44 649 70 119 106 978

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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