Cyanodictyon Pascher

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Cyanodictyon sp.

Oval cells. Cell size 1x1.5 µm. Cells in loosly to compact arranged colonies.

Photographer/artist Helena Höglander

Additional image information

Title
Cyanodictyon sp.
Photographer/artist
Helena Höglander
Copyright holder
Helena Höglander
Institute
Stockholm university, Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Helena Höglander
Caption
Oval cells. Cell size 1x1.5 µm. Cells in loosly to compact arranged colonies.
Sampling date
2010-09-15
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - Central Baltic proper
Location
S Kalmarsund, Station REF M1V1
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

Biovolumes

Species Cyanodictyon
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Unit cell colony colony colony colony cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1x1.5 1x1.5 1x1.5 1x1.5 1x1.5
Height(h), µm 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Diameter(d1), µm 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 4 84 209 419 837 0.9 18.8 47.1 94.2 188.4
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 0.8 17 41 83 166 0.2 4.1 10.2 20.4 40.8
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell 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

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