Katodinium glaucum (Lebour) Loeblich III

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Katodinium glaucum

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Katodinium glaucum
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
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
A very short hypocone and with longitudinal striae
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
length 36-62 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 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.

Biovolumes

Species Katodinium glaucum
Author (Lebour) Loeblich III 1965
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape half cone + cut flattened ellipsoid
Formula (p/24 *d1^2 * h*0.3) + (p/6 * d1* d2 * h*0.7)
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 22x16 33-36x14-15 25-30x20-22 50x20 31-33x23-25 34-36x26-30
Length(l1), µm 22.0 34.5 27.0 50.0 32.0 35.0
Diameter(d1), µm 16.0 14.5 21.0 20.0 24.0 28.0
Diameter(d2), µm 8.0 7.3 10.5 10.0 12.0 14.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 253 1 613 2 648 4 448 4 100 6 103
Comment HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5 HD fac.=0.5
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 175 222 354 576 533 775

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

  • 2015-04-09 05:38:39 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Katodinium glaucum_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-09 05:37:59 Susanne Busch - Added media: Katodinium glaucum_4.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 06:48:55 Helena_Hoglander_PEG - Updated media metadata for Katodinium glaucum_3.jpg
  • 2015-04-08 06:46:32 Helena_Hoglander_PEG - Added media: Katodinium glaucum_3.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:55:13 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Katodinium glaucum_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:54:41 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Katodinium glaucum_2.jpg