Merismopedia punctata Meyen

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Merismopedia punctata

colonies tabular, flat in regular rows with loosely arranged cells; cells spherical, oval or hemispherical, (2) 2.5-3.6 µm

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

Additional image information

Title
Merismopedia punctata
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright holder
Janina Kownacka
Copyright stamp
jmkownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
colonies tabular, flat in regular rows with loosely arranged cells; cells spherical, oval or hemispherical, (2) 2.5-3.6 µm
Sampling date
12 June 2007
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
Latitude, degree
54
Latitude, minute
40
Longitude, degree
19
Longitude, minute
00
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Merismopedia punctata
Author Meyen 1839
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell colony colony
Size range 2.5-3.6 2.5-3.6 2.5-3.6
Diameter(d1), µm 3.0 3.0 3.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 4 16
Calculated volume, µm3 14 57 226
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3 10 42
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell 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

  • 2012-02-21 14:56:06 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia punctata_2.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 10:02:49 Janina Kownacka - Deleted media: Merismopedia punctata_1.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 10:02:06 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Merismopedia punctata_2.jpg
  • 2012-02-21 09:45:09 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Merismopedia punctata_2.jpg