Melosira varians C.Agardh

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Melosira varians, C.Agardh 1827

diameter: 10-22 µm, height: 25-35 µm  

Photographer/artist Joanna Siemiak

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Title
Melosira varians, C.Agardh 1827
Photographer/artist
Joanna Siemiak
Copyright holder
Joanna Siemiak
Institute
WIOŚ Gdańsk,
Contributing organisation
HELCOM PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
diameter: 10-22 µm, height: 25-35 µm  
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

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