Rhizosolenia setigera Brightw.

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Rhizosolenia setigera

Photographer/artist Susanne Busch

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Title
Rhizosolenia setigera
Photographer/artist
Susanne Busch
Copyright holder
Susanne Busch
Copyright stamp
S.Busch (IOW)
Institute
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemuende
Contributing organisation
HELCOM-PEG
Contributor
Susanne Busch
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
Phase contrast
Image galleries
HELCOM-PEG

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Cell wall weakley silicified. Two dorsiventral columns of bands. External process long and straight
Other remarks
NB! Structure was discerned in LM (dry preparation)
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary or in pairs
Size
Diameter = 4-25 µm
Literature
Cupp, E. E. 1943. Marine Plankton Diatoms of the West Coast of North America. Bulletin of the Scripps Inst. Oceanogr. of the University of California. 5: 1-237.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart.186 pp.
Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.
Sundström, B. G. 1986. The marine genus Rhizosolenia. Doctoral Dissertation, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 117 pp.

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Rhizosolenia setigera f. pungens

Biovolumes

Species Rhizosolenia setigera
Author Brightwell 1858
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 4x300-450 7x400 10x400-450 15x400 20x200-300 20x500-600 25x500-650 50x700
Height(h), µm 375.0 400.0 425.0 400.0 220.0 520.0 575.0 700.0
Diameter(d1), µm 4.0 7.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 20.0 25.0 50.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 4 710 15 386 33 363 70 650 69 080 163 280 282 109 1 373 750
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 274 716 1 342 2 466 2 422 4 865 7 580 27 368

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

  • 2013-08-19 11:33:40 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Rhizosolenia setigera_5.jpg
  • 2013-08-19 11:32:26 Susanne Busch - Added media: Rhizosolenia setigera_5.jpg
  • 2013-05-14 09:07:24 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Rhizosolenia setigera_4.jpg
  • 2013-05-14 09:06:52 Regina Hansen - Added media: Rhizosolenia setigera_4.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:37:11 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Rhizosolenia setigera_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:37:05 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Rhizosolenia setigera_3.jpg
  • 2012-09-24 14:36:51 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Rhizosolenia setigera_2.jpg
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