Microcystis aeruginosa (Kütz.) Kütz.

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Microcystis aeruginosa

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

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Title
Microcystis aeruginosa
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
19.09.2011
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Vansjø
Latitude, degree
59.4022
Longitude, degree
10.77241
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
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-0540

Biovolumes

Species Microcystis aeruginosa
Author (Kützing) Kützing 1846
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell colony colony colony
Size range 4-6 4-6 4-6 4-6
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100
Calculated volume, µm3 65 1 308 3 271 6 542
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 11 219 547 1 095
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell 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

  • 2015-07-17 08:50:37 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Microcystis aeruginosa_2.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 08:48:03 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Microcystis aeruginosa_2.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 08:47:44 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Microcystis aeruginosa_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 08:45:22 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Microcystis aeruginosa_1.jpg