Oxytoxum gracile J.Schiller

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Oxytoxum gracile

Photographer/artist Maria Karlberg

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Title
Oxytoxum gracile
Photographer/artist
Maria Karlberg
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Maria Karlberg
Sampling date
2021-08-14
Geographic area
Skagerrak - off shore
Location
Å17
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Not described
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Other remarks
Incomplete description
Life form
Solitary
Size
length c. 24 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. & Saunders, R. D. 1985. A partial revesion of the genus Oxytoxum (Dinophyceae) with aid of scanning electron microscopy. Botanica Marina. 28: 99-122.
Schiller, J. 1937. Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae) in monographischer Behandlung. Teil 2. In “ Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz.”akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig. 589 pp.

Biovolumes

Species Oxytoxum gracile
Author Schiller 1937
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape 2 cones
Formula p/12*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 10-14x25-35
Height(h), µm 30.0
Diameter(d1), µm 12.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 1 130
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 159

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

  • 2021-08-25 08:50:53 Maria Karlberg - Updated media metadata for Oxytoxum gracile_3.png
  • 2021-08-25 08:50:09 Maria Karlberg - Added media: Oxytoxum gracile_3.png
  • 2021-08-25 08:49:49 Maria Karlberg - Updated media metadata for Oxytoxum gracile_2.png
  • 2021-08-25 08:47:44 Maria Karlberg - Added media: Oxytoxum gracile_2.png