Cymatopleura elliptica (Bréb. ex Kütz.) W.Sm.

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Cymatopleura elliptica (Brébisson) W.Smith 1851

Cell length 93 µm; width 58 µm

Photographer/artist Irina Olenina

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Title
Cymatopleura elliptica (Brébisson) W.Smith 1851
Photographer/artist
Irina Olenina
Institute
Department of Marine Research, Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Irina Olenina
Caption
Cell length 93 µm; width 58 µm
Sampling date
10-08-2012
Location
South-eastern part of the Baltic Sea, Lithuanian coastal waters
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Cymatopleura elliptica var. elliptica

Biovolumes

Species Cymatopleura elliptica
Author (Brebisson ex Kützing) W. Smith 1851
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order BACILLARIALES (PENNALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape oval cylinder
Formula p/4*d1*d2*h
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 70-90 90-110 110-130
Height(h), µm 25.0 28.0 30.0
Diameter(d1), µm 79.0 98.0 120.0
Diameter(d2), µm 52.0 64.0 76.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 80 620 137 859 214 776
Comment 8 8 8
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 2 745 4 241 6 076

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

  • 2013-05-10 11:50:47 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Cymatopleura elliptica_3.JPG
  • 2013-05-10 11:42:47 Irina Olenina - Added media: Cymatopleura elliptica_3.JPG
  • 2012-09-13 11:17:33 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Cymatopleura elliptica_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-13 11:17:23 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Cymatopleura elliptica_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-13 11:16:47 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Cymatopleura elliptica_1.jpg
  • 2012-09-13 11:16:23 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Cymatopleura elliptica_1.jpg