Quadricoccus euryhalinicus Kuylenstierna & Karlson, 1998

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Quadricoccus euryhalinicus

Cells in culture. Cells surrounded by mucus to the right. (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Quadricoccus euryhalinicus
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Cells in culture. Cells surrounded by mucus to the right. (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Typically with two or mostly four cells attached to the tubeformed parent cellwall. One chloroplast with a prominent pyrenoid
Other remarks

Distribution: North Sea, Skagerrak
Life form
Solitary or in colonies
Size
Length 4-11 µm, width 3-10 µm
Literature
Kuylenstierna, M. & Karlsson, B. 1998. Quadricoccus euryhalinicus sp. nov. (Botryococcaceae, Chlorophyceae), an euryhaline green alga from the Skagerrak, Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Botanica Marina. 41: 317-320.

Biovolumes

Species Quadricoccus euryhalinicus
Author Kuylenstierna 1998
Division CHLOROPHYTA
Class Chlorophyceae
Order CHLOROCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 3.8-5.0x2.5-3
Length(l1), µm 4.5
Diameter(d1), µm 2.7
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 17
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3

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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