Dinophysis norvegica Claperède & Lachmann, 1859

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Dinophysis norvegica

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

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Title
Dinophysis norvegica
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright holder
Janina Kownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Sampling date
June 2005
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A/H
Morphology
It is very variable in shape but widest at the middle of hypocone
Other remarks
DSP-producer
Distribution: Cold water species
Harmfulness, IOC
This species is included in the IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 48-67 µm, width 39-53 µm
Literature
Hallegraeff G. M. & Lucas, I. A. N. 1988. The marine dinoflagellate genus Dinophysis(Dinophyceae): Photosynthetic, neritic and non-photosynthetic, oceanic species. Phycologia. 27: 25-42.
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. & Moestrup, Ø. 1992. Potentially toxic phytoplankton. 2. Genus Dinophysis (Dinophyceae). In: Lindley, J. A. (ed.) ICES Identification leaflets for plankton. International Council for the exploration of the sea, Copenhagen, p. 1-12.
Solum, I. 1962. The taxonomy of Dinophysis populations in Norwegian waters in view of biometric observations. Nytt Mag. Bot.10: 5-33
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 norvegica
Author Claperède & 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
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 40-50 50-60 60-70 70-80
Length(l1), µm 45.0 55.0 65.0 75.0
Diameter(d1), µm 31.0 37.0 44.0 51.0
Diameter(d2), µm 20.3 27.5 32.5 37.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 14 784 29 287 48 644 75 066
Comment HD fact.=0.45 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5 HD fact.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 778 3 378 5 440 8 175

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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