Phormidium Kütz. ex Gomont

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Phormidium

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

Additional image information

Title
Phormidium
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
15.08.2004
Geographic area
River - Norway
Location
Kvernhusbekken
Latitude, degree
59.3661
Longitude, degree
10.1537
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

Biovolumes

Species Phormidium
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order OSCILLATORIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6
Unit filament filament filament filament filament filament
Size range 1.5x100 3x100 4x100 6x100 7x100 10x100
Height(h), µm 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Diameter(d1), µm 1.5 3.0 4.0 6.0 7.0 10.0
No. of cells/counting unit 17 25 25 33 33 50
Calculated volume, µm3 177 707 1 256 2 826 3 847 7 850
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 33 124 214 466 622 1 246
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell

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

  • 2015-07-20 20:56:11 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Phormidium_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-20 20:48:16 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Phormidium_1.jpg