Dinophysis acuminata Claparède & Lachmann

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Dinophysis acuminata

Photographer/artist Bengt Karlson

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Title
Dinophysis acuminata
Photographer/artist
Bengt Karlson
Copyright holder
Bengt Karlson
Copyright stamp
Bengt Karlson
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributing organisation
University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Stain
Sputter coated
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A/H
Morphology
Form and size
Other remarks
Toxic, species-complex(?)
Distribution: Worldwide
Harmfulness, IOC
This species is included in the IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 38-58 µm, width 30-38 µm
Literature
Balech, E. 1976a. Some norwegian Dinophysis species (Dinoflagellata). Sarsia. 61: 75-94.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Larsen, J. & Ø. Moestrup. 1992. Potentially toxic phytoplankton. 2. Genus Dinophysis (Dinophyceae). In: (Lindley eds.) ICES Identification leaflets for plankton. International Council for the exploration of the sea, Copenhagen, pp. 1-12.
Lee, J.-S., Igarashi,T., Fraga, S., Dahl, E., Hovgaard, P. & Yasumoto, T. 1989. Determination of diarrhetic shellfish toxins in various dinoflagellate species. J. appl. Phycol. 1: 147-152.
Steidinger, K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.

Biovolumes

Species Dinophysis acuminata
Author Claparède & Lachmann 1859
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order DINOPHYSALES
Trophy MX
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 28-32 33-37 38-42 43-47 48-52 53-57
Length(l1), µm 30.0 35.0 40.0 45.0 50.0 55.0
Diameter(d1), µm 21.0 25.0 29.0 32.0 36.0 40.0
Diameter(d2), µm 15.0 17.5 20.0 22.5 25.0 27.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 4 946 8 014 12 141 16 956 23 550 31 662
Comment HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 636 1 000 1 478 2 022 2 753 3 635

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

  • 2014-09-26 13:17:51 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_10.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:13:59 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_10.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:07:12 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_9.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:03:20 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_9.jpg
  • 2014-06-02 10:46:36 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_8.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:44:58 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_8.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:43:58 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_8.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:16:56 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_8.png
  • 2014-06-02 10:04:00 Regina Hansen - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_8.png
  • 2012-09-14 11:31:35 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_7.gif
  • 2012-09-14 11:31:29 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_7.gif
  • 2012-09-14 11:31:14 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_6.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:31:02 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_6.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:30:35 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:30:23 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:29:59 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Deleted media: Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:29:41 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:29:29 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:29:19 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Deleted media: Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-05-14 21:17:28 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_5.jpg
  • 2012-05-14 21:17:02 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_5.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:42:58 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_4.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:42:43 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_4.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:42:04 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:40:58 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dinophysis acuminata_3.jpg
  • 2011-09-27 06:47:57 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Dinophysis acuminata_2.jpg