Ebria tripartita (Schum.) Lemmerm.

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Ebria tripartita

Photographer/artist Bengt Karlson

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Title
Ebria tripartita
Photographer/artist
Bengt Karlson
Copyright holder
Bengt Karlson
Copyright stamp
Bengt Karlson
Institute
SMHI, oceanography
Contributing organisation
SMHI
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Cells with skeleton and a large nucleus in the anterior end. Two flagella
Other remarks
Feeding on diatoms and dinoflagellates
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
length 20-30 µm, width 20-25 µm
Literature
Vørs, N. 1992a. Heterotrofe protister (ekskl. dinoflagellater, loricabærende choanoflagellater og ciliater). In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 195-250.
Vørs, N. 1992b. Heterotrophic amoebae, flagellates and heliozoa from the Tvärminne area, Gulf of Finland, in 1988-1990. Ophelia. 36: 1-109.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Ebria tripartita
Author (Schumann) Lemmermann 1900
Division ZOOMASTIGOPHORA
Class Ebriidea
Order EBRIIDA (ICBN: EBRIALES)
Trophy HT
Geometric shape half sphere-30%
Formula p/12*d^3*0.7
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 17-23 23-27 27-33 33-37 37-43
Diameter(d1), µm 20.0 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 465 2 862 4 946 7 853 11 723
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 203 380 636 982 1 430

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

  • 2012-09-24 14:21:58 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ebria tripartita_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:20:43 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ebria tripartita_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:19:38 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ebria tripartita_5.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:36:35 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ebria tripartita_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:36:26 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ebria tripartita_4.jpg
  • 2012-06-19 20:02:24 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Ebria tripartita_3.jpg
  • 2012-06-19 20:01:55 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Ebria tripartita_3.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:58:45 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Ebria tripartita_2.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 15:58:02 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Ebria tripartita_2.jpg