Protoperidinium bipes (Paulsen) Balech, 1974

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Protoperidinium bipes

Photographer/artist Regina Hansen

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Title
Protoperidinium bipes
Photographer/artist
Regina Hansen
Copyright holder
Regina Hansen
Institute
Leibniz Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde
Contributor
Regina Hansen
Geographic area
Baltic Sea - Mecklenburger Bight
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Formaldehyde
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Form. Six precingular plates. Cells coulerless or slightly brown
Other remarks

Distribution: Atlantic, Mediterranean
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 20-35 µm, width 15-20 µm
Literature
Balech, E. 1974. El genero Protoperidinium Bergh, 1881 (Peridinium Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Mus. Argent. de ciencias naturales ”Bernadino Rivadavia” e Instit. nacional de invest. de las ciencias nat., Rev., Hidrobiología. 4: 1-79.
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 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.

Biovolumes

Species Protoperidinium bipes
Author (Paulsen) Balech 1974
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PERIDINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape half cone
Formula p/24*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 18-22x12-14 23-26x17-21 27-30x22-26
Height(h), µm 20.0 25.0 28.0
Diameter(d1), µm 13.0 19.0 24.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 442 1 181 2 110
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 66 166 286

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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  • 2015-04-09 05:59:05 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium bipes_7.jpg
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  • 2014-09-26 15:25:58 Janina Kownacka - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium bipes_5.jpg
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  • 2014-07-14 09:06:09 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium bipes_4.png
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  • 2012-10-05 13:46:52 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium bipes_3.jpg
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