Dinophysis tripos Gourret, 1883

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Dinophysis tripos

Photographer/artist Lisa Karlson

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Title
Dinophysis tripos
Photographer/artist
Lisa Karlson
Copyright holder
Lisa Karlson
Contributor
Lisa Karlson
Geographic area
Kattegat - Swedish coast
Location
Örsviken
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A/H
Morphology
Hypocone with two ventral projections
Other remarks
Toxic
Distribution: Widely in warm temperate to tropical waters
Harmfulness, IOC
This species is included in the IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 100 µm, width 50 µm
Literature
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.
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 tripos
Author Gourret 1883
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order DINOPHYSALES
Trophy MX
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 75
Length(l1), µm 75.0
Diameter(d1), µm 40.0
Diameter(d2), µm 24.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 37 680
Comment HD fact.=0.6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 4 280

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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