Mougeotia C.Agardh

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Mougeotia sp.

with a single, lamellar chloroplast passing through the long axis of the cell

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

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Title
Mougeotia sp.
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Gdynia, Poland
Contributing organisation
HELCOM PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
with a single, lamellar chloroplast passing through the long axis of the cell
Sampling date
October 2020
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - The Gulf of Gdansk
Latitude, minute
54,73720 N
Longitude, minute
18,43480 E
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

Biovolumes

Species Mougeotia
Division CHLOROPHYTA
Class Charophyceae
Order ZYGNEMATALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 9x75-95 9x150-200 10-12x100-150 6-7x60-90
Height(h), µm 85.0 175.0 125.0 75.0
Diameter(d1), µm 9.0 9.0 11.0 6.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 5 405 11 127 11 873 2 487
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 691 1 361 1 447 333

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

  • 2021-10-21 13:28:12 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Mougeotia_1.jpg
  • 2021-10-21 13:24:47 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Mougeotia_1.jpg