Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy, 1921

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Gyrodinium spirale

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Gyrodinium spirale
Photographer/artist
Susanne Busch
Copyright holder
Susanne Busch
Copyright stamp
S.Busch (IOW)
Institute
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Susanne Busch
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Other remarks
Species complex (?) (see Steidinger & Tangen 1996)
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
length 40-200 µm, width 20-45 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Steidinger, K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.

Biovolumes

Species Gyrodinium spirale
Author (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy 1921
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape 2 cones
Formula p/12*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 70-100x18-22 70-100x22-27 70-100x27-32 70-100x32-37 70-100x37-42 100-150x37-42 100-150x42-47 100-150x47-52
Height(h), µm 85.0 85.0 85.0 85.0 85.0 130.0 130.0 130.0
Diameter(d1), µm 20.0 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 40.0 45.0 50.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 8 897 13 901 20 018 27 246 35 587 54 427 68 884 85 042
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 104 1 678 2 363 3 156 4 056 6 045 7 541 9 191

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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  • 2015-04-08 12:08:07 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Gyrodinium spirale_5.jpg
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