Woronichinia Elenkin

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Woronichinia sp.

Photographer/artist Malin Mohlin

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Title
Woronichinia sp.
Photographer/artist
Malin Mohlin
Copyright holder
Malin Mohlin
Copyright stamp
Malin Mohlin
Institute
Swedish meterological and hydrological institute
Contributor
Malin Mohlin
Geographic area
Kattegat - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Lugols iodine
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

Biovolumes

Species Woronichinia
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 5 6
Unit cell colony colony colony colony colony
Size range 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5
Length(l1), µm 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Diameter(d1), µm 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 10 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 6 63 126 314 628 1 256
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1.2 12 24 61 121 243
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell based on individual cell 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

  • 2012-09-04 11:52:29 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Woronichinia_1.jpg
  • 2012-09-04 11:51:30 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Woronichinia_1.jpg