Protoperidinium depressum (J.W. Bailey) Balech, 1974

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Protoperidinium depressum

A = Living cells at different focal planes; B = 1' - plate; C = A living cell with a red storage-product. A&C=(BF), B=(DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Protoperidinium depressum
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A = Living cells at different focal planes; B = 1' - plate; C = A living cell with a red storage-product. A&C=(BF), B=(DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Two long divergent antapical horns and a prominent apical horn, 1'-plate is ortho, 2a-plate is quadra
Other remarks
Luminescent species
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 116-200 µm, width 110-150 µm
Literature
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.
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 Protoperidinium depressum
Author (J.W. Bailey) Balech 1974
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PERIDINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape (cone + half sphere)-20%
Formula p/12*d^2*(h+d/2)*0,8
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 65-75 95-105 105-115 115-130 130-150
Height(h), µm 110.0 100.0 110.0 125.0 140.0
Diameter(d1), µm 70.0 100.0 110.0 90.0 115.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 148 731 314 000 417 934 288 252 546 766
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 15 536 31 338 40 990 28 919 52 753

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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  • 2012-10-05 14:38:23 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium depressum_4.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 14:37:47 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Protoperidinium depressum_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:38:02 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium depressum_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:37:52 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Protoperidinium depressum_3.jpg
  • 2011-09-26 17:59:35 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium depressum_2.gif
  • 2011-09-26 17:58:17 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Protoperidinium depressum_2.gif