Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge in Parke & Dixon

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cf. cyst of Protoperidinium oblongum

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
cf. cyst of Protoperidinium oblongum
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, university of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
NOMP, Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat, Dinoflagellate cysts

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Size, form, 1'-plate is ortho and with a broad hexa 2a
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 90-120 µm, width 50-75 µm
Literature
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 oblongum
Author (Aurivillius) Parke & Dodge in Parke & Dixon 1976
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 75-85 85-95 95-105 105-115 130-150
Height(h), µm 80.0 90.0 100.0 110.0 140.0
Diameter(d1), µm 60.0 50.0 70.0 65.0 110.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 82 896 60 183 138 474 126 032 493 922
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 8 973 6 643 14 528 13 299 47 951

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

  • 2013-11-05 08:24:30 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium oblongum_4.jpg
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  • 2012-09-28 14:13:49 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium oblongum_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-28 14:13:21 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Protoperidinium oblongum_3.jpg
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  • 2012-09-28 14:10:54 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Protoperidinium oblongum_3.jpg
  • 2011-10-03 21:24:53 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium oblongum_1.gif
  • 2011-09-26 18:08:17 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Protoperidinium oblongum_2.gif
  • 2011-09-26 18:07:23 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Protoperidinium oblongum_2.gif