Eucampia groenlandica Cleve, 1896

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Eucampia groenlandica

Chain. arrow=nucleus, arrowheads=apertures (BF)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Eucampia groenlandica
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Chain. arrow=nucleus, arrowheads=apertures (BF)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Other remarks
May produce both straight and curved chains. Small specimen could be confused with Cerataulina pelagica
Distribution: A northern cold water species
Life form
Cells united in chains.
Size
Apical length 10-33 µm, transapical axis 10-12 µm, pervalvar axis 30-100 µm
Literature
Cleve, P.1896a. Diatoms from Baffins Bay and Davis Strait. Bih. Kongl. Svensk. Vet.-Akad. Handl., 22: 1-22.
Syvertsen, E. E. and G. R. Hasle. 1983. The diatom genus Eucampia: Morphology and taxonomy. Bacillaria., 6: 169-210.

Biovolumes

Species Eucampia groenlandica
Author Ehrenberg 1839
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape oval cylinder
Formula p/4*d1*d2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 10-80x20-50
Height(h), µm 35.0
Diameter(d1), µm 45.0
Diameter(d2), µm 18.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 22 255
Comment HD fac.=0.4
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 966

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),
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