Eutreptiella braarudii Throndsen, 1969

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Eutreptiella braarudii

Eutreptiella braarudii. Blooming organism in Gullmarsfjord February-March 2012. The water was brownish-green in colour.  

Photographer/artist Fredrik Norén

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Title
Eutreptiella braarudii
Photographer/artist
Fredrik Norén
Institute
N-research
Contributor
Fredrik Norén
Caption
Eutreptiella braarudii. Blooming organism in Gullmarsfjord February-March 2012. The water was brownish-green in colour.  
Sampling date
2012-03-02
Geographic area
Kattegat - Swedish coast
Location
Gullmarsfjord, Lysekil
Latitude, degree
58
Latitude, minute
16.326
Longitude, degree
11
Longitude, minute
26.219
License
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Cell with two or four flagella, pellicula with broad stripes, chloroplasts radiating from two paramylon centers. This species is often very common in early spring in the Skagerrak
Other remarks

Distribution: Arctic, North Atlantic, Skagerrak
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 64-115 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-0026
Literature
Throndsen, J. 1969. Flagellates of Norwegian coastal waters. Nytt Mag. Bot. 16: 161-216.
Throndsen, J. 1993. The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids. Academic Press, San Diego, p. 7-145.

Biovolumes

Species Eutreptiella braarudii
Author Throndsen 1969
Division EUGLENOPHYTA
Class Euglenophyceae
Order EUGLENALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 7-10x60-90 10-13x90-120 10-20x70-100
Length(l1), µm 75.0 105.0 85.0
Diameter(d1), µm 8.3 11.6 15.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 2 671 7 330 10 009
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 357 920 1 233

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

  • 2012-06-19 19:49:40 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_6.jpg
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  • 2012-06-15 06:45:33 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_3.jpg
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  • 2012-03-27 17:50:33 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_youtube_eEz1p-YZpVI
  • 2012-03-27 17:46:20 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Eutreptiella braarudii_youtube_eEz1p-YZpVI
  • 2012-03-04 20:56:03 Fredrik Norén - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_5.jpg
  • 2012-03-04 20:55:33 Fredrik Norén - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_4.jpg
  • 2012-03-04 20:53:56 Fredrik Norén - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_5.jpg
  • 2012-03-04 20:45:21 Fredrik Norén - Added media: Eutreptiella braarudii_5.jpg
  • 2012-03-04 20:44:46 Fredrik Norén - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_4.jpg
  • 2012-03-04 20:40:04 Fredrik Norén - Added media: Eutreptiella braarudii_4.jpg
  • 2012-02-02 11:54:10 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_3.JPG
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  • 2011-10-07 14:06:09 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Eutreptiella braarudii_2.jpg
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