Protoperidinium curtipes (E. Jørgensen) Balech, 1974

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Protoperidinium curtipes

SEM

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Protoperidinium curtipes
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributing organisation
University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
SEM
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
Sputter coated
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Cell with greater width than length, 1'-plate is meta and 2a-plate is quadra
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 80-100 µm, width 80-105 µm
Literature
Drebes, G.1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart.186 pp
Elbrächter, M. 1975. Taxonomical notes on North Sea Dinoflagellates I. Kieler Meeresforsch. 31:58-64.,
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 curtipes
Author (E. Jørgensen) Balech 1974
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PERIDINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape 2 cones-30%
Formula p/12*d^2*l*0.7
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 70x95
Height(h), µm 95.0
Diameter(d1), µm 70.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 85 264
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 9 214

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

  • 2011-09-26 17:53:03 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium curtipes_2.gif
  • 2011-09-26 17:51:57 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Protoperidinium curtipes_2.gif