Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek in N.V.Kondrat.

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Microcystis wesenbergii

Microcystis wesenbergii

Photographer/artist Irina Olenina

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Title
Microcystis wesenbergii
Photographer/artist
Irina Olenina
Institute
Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Irina Olenina
Caption
Microcystis wesenbergii
Sampling date
07-10-2010
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 Microcystis wesenbergii
Author (Komárek) Komárek in Kondrat´eva 1968
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 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-7
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 09:06:09 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Microcystis wesenbergii_2.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 09:03:53 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Microcystis wesenbergii_2.jpg
  • 2011-10-21 08:57:52 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Microcystis wesenbergii_1.jpg
  • 2011-10-21 08:55:39 Irina Olenina - Added media: Microcystis wesenbergii_1.jpg