Melosira varians C.Agardh

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Melosira varians

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

Additional image information

Title
Melosira varians
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
15.08.2004
Geographic area
River - Norway
Location
Merkedamselva
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Melosira varians
Author C.A. Agardh 1827
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 10-12x25 13-15x20-25 15-17x25-30 18-22x30-35
Height(h), µm 25.0 22.4 28.0 32.5
Diameter(d1), µm 11.2 14.0 16.0 20.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 2 462 3 446 5 627 10 205
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 162 213 317 513

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

  • 2019-03-01 10:16:09 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Melosira varians_2.png
  • 2019-03-01 10:15:28 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Melosira varians_2.png
  • 2019-03-01 10:05:03 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Melosira varians_2.png
  • 2014-08-01 11:55:34 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Melosira varians_1.JPG
  • 2014-08-01 11:53:07 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Melosira varians_1.JPG