Thalassiosira proschkinae Makarova in Makarova, Genkal & Kuzmin, 1979

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Thalassiosira proschkinae

Ref: The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16a

Photographer/artist Andrzej Witkowski

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Title
Thalassiosira proschkinae
Photographer/artist
Andrzej Witkowski
Copyright holder
Andrzej Witkowski
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Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk
Contributor
Ann-Turi Skjevik
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Ref: The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16a
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Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
With one central labiate process close to a strutted process, with or without spines
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary or in large colonies
Size
Diameter = 3-11.5 µm
Literature
Feibicke, M., Wendker, S. & Geissler, U. 1990. Thalassiosira proschkinae Makarova - a contribution to its morphology and autecology. Beiheft zur Nova Hedwigia. 100: 155-169.
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.
Takano, H. 1990. Diatoms. In “Red tide organisms in Japan-An illustrated taxonomic guide”. (Y. Fukuyo, H. Takano, M. Chihara & K. Matsuoka eds) . Uchida Rokakuho, Tokyo, p. 162-331.

Biovolumes

Species Thalassiosira proschkinae
Author Makarova in Makarova, Genkal & Kuzmin 1979
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 5-6
Height(h), µm 2.7
Diameter(d1), µm 5.4
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 62
Comment 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 8

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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