Torodinium Kofoid & Swezy

Description

Subordinate taxa

Illustration Taxon name
Torodinium robustum
Torodinium teredo

Biovolumes

Species Torodinium
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GYMNODINIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape flattened ellipsoid
Formula p/6*l*d1*d2
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 20-25x40-45
Length(l1), µm 42.0
Diameter(d1), µm 22.0
Diameter(d2), µm 11.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 5 319
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 681

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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