Merismopedia elegans A.Braun in Kütz.

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Merismopedia elegans

cell size 7x4 µm

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

Additional image information

Title
Merismopedia elegans
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright stamp
HELCOM PEG verified
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
cell size 7x4 µm
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

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