Woronichinia compacta (Lemmerm.) Komárek & Hindák

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Woronichinia compacta

Photographer/artist Birger Skjelbred

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Title
Woronichinia compacta
Photographer/artist
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright holder
Birger Skjelbred
Copyright stamp
Birger Skjelbred
Institute
NIVA
Contributing organisation
NIVA
Contributor
Birger Skjelbred
Sampling date
19.08.2013
Geographic area
Lake - Norway
Location
Vansjø
Latitude, degree
59.42025
Longitude, degree
10.81409
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
No contrast enhancement
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Freshwater

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Woronichinia compacta
Author (Lemmermann) Komárek & Hindák 1988
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell colony colony colony
Size range 3-5.6x1.5-3.4 3-5.6x1.5-3.4 3-5.6x1.5-3.4 3-5.6x1.5-3.4
Length(l1), µm 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Diameter(d1), µm 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 10 20 50
Calculated volume, µm3 15 147 294 736
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 3 27 54 135
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell based on individual cell

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

  • 2015-07-17 09:10:37 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Woronichinia compacta_1.jpg
  • 2015-07-17 09:08:37 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Woronichinia compacta_1.jpg