Preperidinium meunieri (Pavillard) Elbrächter, 1993

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Preperidinium meunieri

light microscopy  (LM); epifluorescence microscopy (WU); blue excitation light obtained with a combination of BP330-385 excitation filter, DM400 dichroic mirror and BA420 barrier filter; this combination with Calco Fluor White M2R fluorescent brighter elicited a blue fluorescence of cellulose theca

Photographer/artist Janina Kownacka

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Title
Preperidinium meunieri
Photographer/artist
Janina Kownacka
Copyright holder
Janina Kownacka
Institute
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Janina Kownacka
Caption
light microscopy  (LM); epifluorescence microscopy (WU); blue excitation light obtained with a combination of BP330-385 excitation filter, DM400 dichroic mirror and BA420 barrier filter; this combination with Calco Fluor White M2R fluorescent brighter elicited a blue fluorescence of cellulose theca
Sampling date
August 2008
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - Southern Baltic proper
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy, Fluorescence microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Stain
Calcofluor-Fluorescent brightener
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
First apical plate (1') narrow and one very small square intercalary plate on left side. Hypotheca with one antapical plate
Other remarks
Theca with or without pores (Hansen & Larsen 1992)
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter = 28-60 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
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.
Steidinger K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.

Biovolumes

Species Preperidinium meunieri
Author (Pavillard) Elbrächter 1993
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PERIDINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 48x28 55x38
Length(l1), µm 48.0 55.0
Diameter(d1), µm 28.0 38.0
Diameter(d2), µm 18.8 25.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 13 195 27 847
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 598 3 222

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

  • 2014-09-26 15:17:12 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Preperidinium meunieri_2.jpg
  • 2014-09-26 15:14:06 Janina Kownacka - Added media: Preperidinium meunieri_2.jpg