Prorocentrum micans Ehrenberg, 1833

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Prorocentrum micans

next to a Ceratium tripos

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

Additional image information

Title
Prorocentrum micans
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Caption
next to a Ceratium tripos
Sampling date
2011-10-31
Geographic area
Kattegat - Swedish coast
Location
N7 Nidingen
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Prominent anterior spine, V-shaped large nucleus
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 35-70 µm, width 20-50 µm
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-1137
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 Prorocentrum micans
Author Ehrenberg 1833
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PROROCENTRALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2 4 3
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 50x30 60x30 60x40 45x25
Length(l1), µm 50.0 60.0 60.0 45.0
Diameter(d1), µm 30.0 30.0 40.0 25.0
Diameter(d2), µm 16.5 16.5 22.0 13.8
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 12 953 15 543 27 632 8 095
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 570 1 863 3 198 1 010

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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