Gonyaulax Diesing

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Gonyaulax sp.

temporary cyst

Photographer/artist Malin Mohlin

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Title
Gonyaulax sp.
Photographer/artist
Malin Mohlin
Copyright holder
Malin Mohlin
Copyright stamp
Malin Mohlin
Institute
Swedish meterological and hydrological institute
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Caption
temporary cyst
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat, Dinoflagellate cysts

Description

Biovolumes

Species Gonyaulax
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere-25%
Formula p/6*d^3*0.75
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 20-25 25-35 35-45 45-55 70
Diameter(d1), µm 22.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 70.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 4 179 10 598 25 120 49 063 134 628
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 543 1 301 2 925 5 484 14 148

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

  • 2013-05-06 11:54:47 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Gonyaulax_1.jpg
  • 2013-05-06 11:54:34 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Gonyaulax_1.jpg
  • 2013-05-06 11:54:01 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Gonyaulax_1.jpg