Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Grunow ex Hustedt, 1932

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Thalassionema nitzschioides

Photographer/artist Ann-Turi Skjevik

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Title
Thalassionema nitzschioides
Photographer/artist
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Copyright holder
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Institute
SMHI
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
Sampling date
2012-03-07
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
Location
Byfjorden
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Synonym names

  • Thalassionema nitzschioides

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Valve ends similar in width and length. Marginal structure visible with LM as ribs
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Cells united in zig-zag-like chains
Size
Apical axis 10 - 110 µm, transapical axis 2 - 4 µm
Literature
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.

Biovolumes

Species Thalassionema nitzschioides
Author (Grunow) Grunow ex Hustedt 1932
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order BACILLARIALES (PENNALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape parallelepiped
Formula l*w*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 2x50-55 2-3x55-70 3x40-50 4x30-50 4x50-80 5x40-50 6x40-60 8x40-60
Length(l1), µm 53.0 60.0 45.0 40.0 65.0 45.0 50.0 50.0
Width(w), µm 2 2.5 3 4 4 5 6 8
Height(h), µm 2.0 2.5 3.0 4.0 4.0 5.0 5.0 6.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 212 375 405 640 1 040 1 125 1 500 2 400
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 22 35 38 54 81 86 108 159

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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