Peridiniella catenata (Levander) Balech, 1977

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Peridiniella catenata

Single cell of Peridiniella catenata.

Photographer/artist Helena Höglander

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Title
Peridiniella catenata
Photographer/artist
Helena Höglander
Copyright holder
Helena Höglander
Copyright stamp
Helena Höglander
Institute
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Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Helena Höglander
Caption
Single cell of Peridiniella catenata.
Sampling date
2010-05-26
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - Northern Baltic proper
Location
Himmerfjärden Bay
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely in cold and temperate waters
Life form
Solitary or in chains
Size
Length 20-35 µm, width 20-35 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1987. An SEM study of Peridiniella sphaeroidea and P. catenata (Dinophyceae). Arch. Protistenkd. 134: 139-148.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Hansen, G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. Light and electron microscopical observations on Peridiniella catenata (Dinophyceae). Eur. J. Phycol. 33: 293-305.

Biovolumes

Species Peridiniella catenata
Author (Levander) Balech 1977
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape half sphere
Formula p/12*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 20-23 24-26 27-30 31-35 36-40
Diameter(d1), µm 22.0 25.0 28.0 33.0 38.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 2 786 4 089 5 744 9 404 14 358
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 371 532 732 1 162 1 730

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

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  • 2015-04-09 05:44:34 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Peridiniella catenata_13.jpg
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