Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst

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Coscinodiscus wailesii

Ref: The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16c

Photographer/artist Susanna Hajdu

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Title
Coscinodiscus wailesii
Photographer/artist
Susanna Hajdu
Copyright holder
Susanna Hajdu
Institute
Department of Systems Ecology , Uppsala Section, Stockholm University
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Caption
Ref: The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16c
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
A flat disc and mostly with a hyaline central area, wide interstriae. Two rings of labiate processes near valve margin and scattered labiate processes on valve face
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely in temperate waters
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter = 230-370 µm (50 - 550 µm in cultures according to Schmid (1990))
Resting spore
0
Literature
Cupp, E. E. 1943. Marine Plankton Diatoms of the West Coast of North America. Bulletin of the Scripps Inst. Oceanogr. of the University of California. 5: 1-237.
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.
Schmid, A.-M. 1990. Intraclonal variation in the valve structure of Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran et Angst. Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft. 100: 101-119.
Schmid, A.-M. & Volcani, B.E. 1983. Wall morphogenesis in Coscinodiscus wailesii Gran and Angst. I. Valve morphology and development of its architure. Journal of Phycology. 19: 387-402.

Biovolumes

Species Coscinodiscus wailesii
Author Gran & Angst 1931
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 200-220 220-240 240-260 260-280 280-300
Height(h), µm 140.0 200.0 160.0 200.0 200.0
Diameter(d1), µm 210.0 240.0 250.0 270.0 290.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 4 846 590 9 043 200 7 850 000 11 445 300 13 203 700
Comment 6 6 6 6 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 76 082 126 174 112 495 152 735 171 505

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

  • 2014-03-27 07:32:15 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_8.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:31:38 Susanne Busch - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_8.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:31:23 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_7.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:30:45 Susanne Busch - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_7.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:29:18 Susanne Busch - Deleted media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_7.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:23:31 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_7.jpg
  • 2014-03-27 07:22:42 Susanne Busch - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_7.jpg
  • 2013-05-14 07:22:00 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_6.jpg
  • 2013-05-14 07:21:22 Regina Hansen - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_6.jpg
  • 2012-10-15 11:25:14 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_5.jpg
  • 2012-10-15 11:24:39 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-18 07:44:07 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_4.JPG
  • 2012-09-18 07:43:49 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_4.JPG
  • 2012-09-18 07:43:34 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_3.JPG
  • 2012-09-18 07:43:01 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_3.JPG
  • 2012-09-18 07:41:53 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_3.JPG
  • 2011-09-23 20:35:52 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Coscinodiscus wailesii_2.gif
  • 2011-09-23 20:34:57 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Coscinodiscus wailesii_2.gif