Detonula pumila (Castracane) Schütt, 1896

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Detonula pumila

Photographer/artist Jan Henrik Simonsen

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Title
Detonula pumila
Photographer/artist
Jan Henrik Simonsen
Copyright holder
Havforskningsinstituttet, Algelabben
Institute
Havforskningsinstituttet
Contributing organisation
HI, Algelabben
Contributor
Jan Henrik Simonsen
Sampling date
26.02.2012
Geographic area
North Sea - off shore
Location
Utsira W, st.25, G.O.Sars
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Formaldehyde
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Conspicuous connecting thread, morphology of external part of the strutted processes, size
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 17-46 µm
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hasle, G. R. 1973a. Some marine plankton genera of the diatom family Thalassiosiraceae. Beiheft zur Nova Hedwigia. 45: 1-49.
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 Detonula pumila
Author (Castracane) Schütt 1896
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 18x22
Height(h), µm 22.0
Diameter(d1), µm 18.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 5 595
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 315

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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