Dinobryon faculiferum (Willén) Willén

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Dinobryon faculiferum

The crysophyte singlecelled Dinobryon faculiferum

Photographer/artist Fredrik Norén

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Title
Dinobryon faculiferum
Photographer/artist
Fredrik Norén
Institute
N-research
Contributor
Fredrik Norén
Caption
The crysophyte singlecelled Dinobryon faculiferum
Sampling date
2012-06-15
Geographic area
Norwegian Sea - coast
Location
Kvalvik, Kristianssund
Latitude, degree
63
Latitude, minute
6.5
Longitude, degree
7
Longitude, minute
53.5
License
Public domain
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Norwegian Sea

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Lorica with very long spear
Other remarks
In brackish water
Distribution: Atlantic, Skagerrak, Baltic
Life form
Solitary
Size
House: length 16-29 µm, width 4-5 µm, spear 4-70 µm
Literature
Throndsen, J. 1993. The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids. Academic Press, San Diego, p. 7-145.
Tikkanen, T. & Willén, T. 1992. Växtplanktonflora. Naturvårdsverket, Solna. 280 pp.
Willén, T. 1963. Notes on Swedish plankton algae. Nova Hedwigia. 6: 39-56

Biovolumes

Species Dinobryon faculiferum
Author (Willén) Willén 1992
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Chrysophyceae
Order OCHROMONADALES
Trophy MX
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 3x7 4x8 5x7
Length(l1), µm 7.0 8.0 7.0
Diameter(d1), µm 3.0 4.0 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 33 67 92
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 6 11 15

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

  • 2012-10-01 10:31:13 Fredrik Norén - Updated media metadata for Dinobryon faculiferum_4.jpg
  • 2012-10-01 10:25:15 Fredrik Norén - Added media: Dinobryon faculiferum_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-28 15:10:09 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinobryon faculiferum_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-28 15:09:17 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinobryon faculiferum_3.jpg
  • 2012-06-06 10:43:05 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Dinobryon faculiferum_2.jpg
  • 2012-06-06 10:42:19 Irina Olenina - Added media: Dinobryon faculiferum_2.jpg