Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim, 1893

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Phaeocystis cf. pouchetii

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Phaeocystis cf. pouchetii
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
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Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Size and morphology of motile cell and colony
Harmfulness, IOC
This species is included in the IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.
Life form
Solitary flagellate and colony
Size
motile cell c. 5 µm long, colony up to 1.5-2 mm
Literature
Inouye, I & Ishimaru, T. 1990. Haptophyceae. In “Red tide organisms in Japan-An illustrated taxonomic guide”. (Y. Fukuyo, H. Takano, M. Chihara & K. Matsuoka eds) . Uchida Rokakuho, Tokyo, p. 362-369.
Medlin, L. K., Lange, M. & Baumann, M. E. M. 1994. Genetic differentiation among three colony-forming species of Phaeocystis: further evidence for the phylogeny of the Prymnesiophyta. Phycologia. 33: 199-212.
Moestrup, Ø. & Larsen, J. 1992. Potentially toxic phytoplankton. 1. Haptophyceae (Prymnesiophyceae). In: Lindley, J. A. (ed.) ICES Identification leaflets for plankton. International Council for the exploration of the sea, Copenhagen, p. 1-11.

Biovolumes

Species Phaeocystis pouchetii
Author (Hariot) Lagerheim 1893
Division HAPTOPHYTA
Class Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyceae)
Order PRYMNESIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 4-6 7-9
Diameter(d1), µm 5.0 8.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 65 268
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 11 41

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

  • 2014-03-30 13:01:48 Wenche Eikrem - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_6.jpg
  • 2014-03-30 13:00:35 Wenche Eikrem - Added media: Phaeocystis pouchetii_6.jpg
  • 2012-08-29 14:23:00 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_5.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:22:44 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Phaeocystis pouchetii_5.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:22:32 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_4.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:21:55 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_4.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:21:45 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Phaeocystis pouchetii_4.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:21:27 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_3.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:20:54 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Phaeocystis pouchetii_3.JPG
  • 2011-09-26 19:14:48 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_1.gif
  • 2011-09-26 19:14:02 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Phaeocystis pouchetii_2.gif
  • 2011-09-26 19:13:02 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Phaeocystis pouchetii_2.gif