Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) Hay & Mohler, 1967

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Emiliania huxleyi

Coccolith.

Photographer/artist Bengt Karlson

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Title
Emiliania huxleyi
Photographer/artist
Bengt Karlson
Copyright holder
Bengt Karlson
Copyright stamp
Bengt Karlson
Institute
University of Gothenburg, dept. of Marine botany
Contributing organisation
University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Coccolith.
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
Shadow cast
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
placolith in SEM
Other remarks
With three cell types (Heimdal 1993)
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter c. 5-10 µm, coccoliths c. 3.5X3 µm
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-1557, K-1556
Literature
Heimdal, B. R. 1993. Modern Coccolithophorids. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids. p. 147-247.
The 1992 Norwegian Emiliania huxleyi experiment. 1994. Sarsia. 79: 285-425

Biovolumes

Species Emiliania huxleyi
Author (Lohmann) Hay & Mohler 1967
Division HAPTOPHYTA
Class Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyceae)
Order PRYMNESIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 2-4 4-6
Diameter(d1), µm 3.0 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 14 65
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3 11

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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