Teleaulax Hill

Description

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Teleaulax acuta
Teleaulax amphioxeia

Biovolumes

Species Teleaulax
Division CRYPTOPHYTA
Class Cryptophyceae
Order CRYPTOMONADALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cone + half sphere
Formula p/12*d^2*(h+d/2)
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 8-11x4-5 11-15x5-6 13-16x6-7 15-19x6-8
Height(h), µm 9.0 13.0 14.0 17.0
Diameter(d1), µm 4.5 5.5 6.5 7.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 60 125 191 305
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 10 20 30 47

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),
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