Protoperidinium steinii (E. Jørgensen) Balech, 1974

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Protoperidinium steinii

SEM

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Protoperidinium steinii
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
Stain
Sputter coated
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Cell pyriform with a long apical horn, two three-winged antapical horns. 1'-plate is meta and 2a-plate is penta
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 39-60 µm, width 22-44 µm
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 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 steinii
Author (E. Jørgensen) Balech 1974
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order PERIDINIALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape (cone + half sphere)-25%
Formula p/12*d^2*(h+d/2)*0,75
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 32-37 37-42 25-30x25-30 30-40x30-40 50-60x35-45 40-50x40-50 50-60x40-50
Height(h), µm 30.0 50.0 27.5 35.0 55.0 45.0 55.0
Diameter(d1), µm 35.0 40.0 27.5 35.0 40.0 45.0 45.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 11 419 21 980 6 122 12 621 23 550 26 825 30 799
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 395 2 580 777 1 532 2 753 3 111 3 542

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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