Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.A. Agardh, 1832

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Odontella aurita

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Odontella aurita
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely
Life form
Cells united in chains and often on substrate
Size
Diameter = 10-95 µm
Literature
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.

Biovolumes

Species Odontella aurita
Author (Lyngbye) C.A. Agardh 1832
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape oval cylinder
Formula p/4*d1*d2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 30-40x40-50
Height(h), µm 44.0
Diameter(d1), µm 35.0
Diameter(d2), µm 18.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 21 760
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 949

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

  • 2012-10-05 13:17:46 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Odontella aurita_3.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 13:16:37 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Odontella aurita_3.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:42:22 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Odontella aurita_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 12:41:26 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Odontella aurita_2.jpg