Monoraphidium contortum (Thur. in Bréb.) Komárk.-Legn.

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Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret in Brébisson) Komárková-Legnerová 1969

Photographer/artist Irina Olenina

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Title
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret in Brébisson) Komárková-Legnerová 1969
Photographer/artist
Irina Olenina
Institute
Department of Marine Research, Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Irina Olenina
Sampling date
11-08-2011
Location
South-eastern part of the Baltic Sea, Lithuanian coastal waters
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 Monoraphidium contortum
Author (Thuret in Brébisson) Komárková-Legnerová 1969
Division CHLOROPHYTA
Class Chlorophyceae
Order CHLOROCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape 2 cones
Formula p/12*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 1.2-1.5x15-20 1.5-2x20-30 2-3x20-30 3-4x20-30 4-5x30-40
Height(h), µm 17.5 25.0 25.0 25.0 35.0
Diameter(d1), µm 1.3 1.8 2.5 3.5 4.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 8 20 41 80 185
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1.5 4 7 13 29

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

  • 2012-09-14 11:45:18 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Monoraphidium contortum_2.jpg
  • 2012-09-14 11:45:07 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Monoraphidium contortum_2.jpg
  • 2012-06-06 11:10:35 Irina Olenina - Updated media metadata for Monoraphidium contortum_1.jpg
  • 2012-06-06 11:09:46 Irina Olenina - Added media: Monoraphidium contortum_1.jpg