Merismopedia elegans A.Braun in Kütz.

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Merismopedia elegans

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

Additional image information

Title
Merismopedia elegans
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
04.09.2014
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Tunsennvatnet
Latitude, degree
60.483
Longitude, degree
8.76
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Merismopedia elegans
Author A. Braun in Kützing 1849
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2
Unit cell colony
Size range 5-9x5-7 5-9x5-7
Length(l1), µm 7.0 7.0
Diameter(d1), µm 6.0 6.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 4
Calculated volume, µm3 132 528
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 21 85
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell

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

  • 2017-02-23 15:28:18 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia elegans_3.jpg
  • 2017-02-23 15:22:20 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia elegans_3.jpg
  • 2017-02-23 15:16:08 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Merismopedia elegans_3.jpg
  • 2016-11-06 11:26:44 Aimar Rakko - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia elegans_2.jpg
  • 2016-11-06 11:25:47 Aimar Rakko - Added media: Merismopedia elegans_2.jpg
  • 2015-07-19 20:31:36 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia elegans_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-19 20:29:14 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Merismopedia elegans_1.jpg