Dactyliosolen fragilissimus (Bergon) Hasle, 1996

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Dactyliosolen fragilissimus

infested with a parasite

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Dactyliosolen fragilissimus
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright stamp
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Caption
infested with a parasite
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
Location
Havstensfjord
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
Morphology
Small process, valve structure too delicate to be resolved with LM
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely
Life form
Solitary or united in loose chains
Size
Diameter = 8-70 µm, Pervalvar axis = 42-300 µm
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.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
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.
Sundström, B. G.1986. The marine genus Rhizosolenia.Doctoral Dissertation, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 117 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Dactyliosolen fragilissimus
Author (Bergon) Hasle 1996
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 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 4-6x30-40 8-10x30-60 10-12x60-80 10-12x80-100 12-14x50-80 18-21x50-70 30-32x150-200 14-16x50-80 16-18x50-80 5-7x40-50 10-20x70-80 20-30x70-80
Height(h), µm 34.0 45.0 70.0 90.0 67.0 57.0 175.0 67.0 67.0 45.0 75.0 75.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0 9.0 11.0 11.0 12.5 19.5 31.0 15.0 17.0 6.0 15.0 25.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 667 2 861 6 649 8 549 8 218 17 014 132 017 11 834 15 200 1 272 13 247 36 797
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 56 183 363 445 431 777 4 095 579 709 95 634 1 453

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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