The Ultrastructure of the Chlorococcalean Picoplankton Isolated from the Western Channel of the Korea Strait

대한해협에서 분리한 초미세 녹조플랑크톤의 미세구조

  • 정익교 (부산대학교 해양과학과) ;
  • 강윤향 (부산대학교 해양과학과)
  • Published : 1995.12.30


A picophytoplankton has been isolated from the western channel of the Korea Strait. The cell was isolated by dilution method. It is about 2 ${\mu}m$ in diameter and has smooth surface. Organelles of nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondrion, Golgi body, pyrenoids, vacuoles and lipid bodies are identified. Pigments are composed of chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b, ${\beta}$-carotene and other xanthophylls. Based on the ultrastructural features and pigment composition, it may belong to chlorococcalean picoplankton.