Proterythropsis vigilans Marshall, 1925

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Proterythropsis vigilans

A living cell (arrow=nematocyst, arrowhead=ocellus) (BF).

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

Additional image information

Title
Proterythropsis vigilans
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gotheburg, Dept. of Marine Botany
Contributing organisation
University of Gotheburg, Dept. of Marine Botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A living cell (arrow=nematocyst, arrowhead=ocellus) (BF).
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Synonym names

  • Nematopsides vigilans

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H

Biovolumes

Species Proterythropsis vigilans
Author Marshall 1926
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 20x30 22x42
Length(l1), µm 30.0 42.0
Diameter(d1), µm 20.0 22.0
Diameter(d2), µm 9.0 10.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 2 826 4 836
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 376 623

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

  • 2016-05-10 14:52:26 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Proterythropsis vigilans_1.gif
  • 2016-05-10 14:45:19 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Proterythropsis vigilans_1.gif