Dissodinium pseudolunula Swift ex Elbrächter & Drebes, 1978

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Dissodinium pseudolunula

dinospores 15-20 µm, secondary cyst 97 x 26 µm

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

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Title
Dissodinium pseudolunula
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright holder
Janina Kownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
dinospores 15-20 µm, secondary cyst 97 x 26 µm
Sampling date
September 2010
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
Location
Gdynia
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Synonym names

  • Pyrocystis noctiluca

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Dissodinium pseudolunula
Author Swift ex Elbrächter & Drebes 1978
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PHYTODINIALES (BLASTODINIALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape monoraphidioid
Formula d2/8*(2b - d+a)*(p2/6 + 1)
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 20-23 24-26 27-31
Diameter(d1), µm 22.0 25.0 29.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 32 500 43 000 55 000
Comment 5; 6 5; 6 5; 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3 725 4 845 6 105

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

  • 2015-04-08 11:59:30 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_5.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:59:15 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:58:44 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_5.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:58:21 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:57:51 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:56:56 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_5.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:55:53 Susanne Busch - Added media: Dissodinium pseudolunula_5.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:54:19 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:53:09 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 11:52:05 Susanne Busch - Added media: Dissodinium pseudolunula_4.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:38:01 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_3.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:35:57 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_3.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 13:34:08 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Dissodinium pseudolunula_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-10 06:01:19 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-10 06:00:35 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Dissodinium pseudolunula_2.jpg
  • 2012-08-30 07:37:55 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Dissodinium pseudolunula_1.jpg
  • 2012-08-30 07:36:46 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Dissodinium pseudolunula_1.jpg