Gomphosphaeria aponina Kütz.

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Gomphosphaeria aponina

Photographer/artist Aimar Rakko

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Title
Gomphosphaeria aponina
Photographer/artist
Aimar Rakko
Copyright holder
Aimar Rakko
Copyright stamp
aimar@limnos.ee
Institute
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Contributor
Aimar Rakko
Sampling date
26.05.2015
Geographic area
Lake - Estonia
Location
Lake Tänavjärv
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
Not described
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Gomphosphaeria aponina
Author Kützing 1836
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell colony colony
Size range 8-12x4-6.5 8-12x4-6.5 8-12x4-6.5
Length(l1), µm 10.0 10.0 10.0
Diameter(d1), µm 5.2 5.2 5.2
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50
Calculated volume, µm3 142 2 830 7 075
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 23 452 1 130
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell

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

  • 2016-11-06 11:21:07 Aimar Rakko - Updated media metadata for Gomphosphaeria aponina_1.jpg
  • 2016-11-06 11:17:50 Aimar Rakko - Added media: Gomphosphaeria aponina_1.jpg