Here follows information on changes in the lists, species sheets etc. in reversed chronological order:
Web site moved from Göteborg University to the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. It is managed by Bengt Karlson at the oceanographic department of SMHI in Göteborg.
New URL: http://www.smhi.se/oceanografi/oce_info_data/plankton_checklist/ssshome.htm
Links to SMHI and the department of Marine ecology, Göteborg university added.
The link to http://www.marbot.gu.se removed since the URL does not exist anylonger. The departments of Marine botany and Marine ecology at Göteborg university have merged to one department with the name Marine ecology.
The version of the site without frames was removed.
Major redesign of website.
15 new species sheets added (total 282).
Achnanthes taeniata was replaced with Pauliella taeniata.
SEM-pictures were added for: Coscinodiscus radiatus and Thalassiosira anguste-lineata.
Species sheets were added for: Asteromphalus hyalinus, Chaetoceros affinis, Chaetoceros ceratosporus, Cyclotella choctawhatcheeana and Pseudo-nitzschia pungens.
DIC-picture was added for: Peridiniella catenata
Species sheets were added for: Aureodinium pigmentosum, Fragilidium subglobosum, Gonyaulax scrippsae, Gonyaulax spinifera, Gyrodinium dominans and Gyrodinium estuariale.
SEM-picture was added for: Acanthoica quattrospina.
Species sheets were added for: Acanthocorbis unguiculata, Helicostomella subulata, Chattonella sp. and Pterosperma cf. polygonum,
Acknowledgements and list of references added.
40 new species sheets added (total 267).
SEM-picture was added for: Chaetoceros didymus.
Dic-pictures were added for: Guinardia delicatula and Thalassiosira weissflogii.
Species sheets were added for: Chaetoceros borealis, Chaetoceros coronatus, Chaetoceros simplex, Chaetoceros teres, Thalassiosira mediterranea and Thalassiosira minima.
DIC-pictures were added for: Peridiniella catenata, Polykrikos schwartzii and Sclerodinium calyptroglyphe
Species sheets were added for: Gymnodinium cf. endofasciculum, Gymnodinium mikimotoi, Gymnodinium ostenfeldii, Gyrodinium corallinum and Torodinium robustum.
Species sheets were added for: Synechococcus sp., Acanthostomella norvegica, Favella ehrenbergii, Favella serrata, Helicostomella fusiformis, Laboea strobila, Leprotintinnus pellucidus, Lohmanniella oviformis, Mesodinium rubrum, Metacylis jörgensenii, Parafavella denticulata, Parafavella gigantea, Ptychocylis urnula, Salpingella acuminata, Strobilidium sphaericum, Strobilidium spiralis, Tiarina fusus, Tintinnopsis campanula, Bicosoeca cf. gracilipes, Dinobryon balticum, Calciopappus cf. caudatus, Corisphaera gracilis, Ophiaster hydroideus, Rhodomonas cf. marina, Pterosperma moebii, Bicosta minor, Paulinella ovalis, Metromonas simplex and Telonema sp.
35 new species sheets added (total 229).
SEM-picture was added for: Paralia sulcata. DIC-pictures of vegetative cells and resting spores were added for Chaetoceros anastomosans var. externa
Species sheets were added for: Achnanthes taeniata, Chaetoceros seiracanthus, Chaetoceros subtilis, Cyclotella atomus, Extubocellulus spinifer, Odontella regia, Odontella sinensis and Rhizosolenia pungens.
Asterionellopsis kariana was replaced with Asteroplanus karianus
Chaetoceros fallax was replaced with Chaetoceros wighamii
SEM-pictures were added for: Lingulodinium polyedrum, Mesoporos perforatus, Prorocentrum minimum, Protoperidinium brevipes, Protoperidinium depressum, Protoperidinium divergens, Protoperidinium pallidum, Protoperidinium steinii and Scrippsiella trochidea
DIC-pictures were added for: Lingulodinium polyedrum (a cyst) and Prorocentrum minimum (a cell) Species sheets were added for: Alexandrium angustitabulatum, Alexandrium minutum, Amphidinium acutissimum, Diplopsalis lenticula, Gonyaulax digitale, Gonyaulax verior, Oblea rotunda, Peridiniella catenata, Prorocentrum lima, Protoperidinium conicum, Protoperidinium curtipes, Protoperidinium excentricum, Protoperidinium leonis, Protoperidinium oblongum var. latidorsale, Scrippsiella crystallina, Scrippsiella lachrymosa and Scrippsiella trifida.
Species sheets were added for: Pterosperma cristatum, Pterosperma marginatum, Pterosperma vanhoeffenii, Quadricoccus euryhalinicus, Diaphanoeca grandis, Diaphanoeca pedicellata, Diaphanoeca undulata, Parvicorbicula quadricostata, Parvicorbicula socialis and Cryothecomonas scybalophora.
27 new species sheets added (total 193).
Species sheets were added for: Actinocyclus octonarius, Arcocellulus cornucervis, Chaetoceros anastomosansvar. externa, Chaetoceros costatus, Chaetoceros densus, Chaetoceros eibenii, Chaetoceros lauderi, Chaetoceros minimus, Lihodesmium undulatum, Pseudo-nitzschia fraudulenta, Rhizosolenia hebetata f. semispina, Thalassiosira oceanica, Thalassiosira proschkinae and Thalassiosira tenera.
PC-pictures of epi- and hypotheca was added to the Pyrophacus horologium. A SEM-picture and DIC-pictures of details were added to Peridiniella danica.
Species sheets were added for: Alexandrium pseudogonyaulax, Dicroerisma psilonereiella, Peridinium quinquecorne, Prorocentrum compressum, Prorocentrum triestinum and Warnowia cf. polyphemus.
Species sheets were added for: Eutreptiella gymnastica, Dictyocha speculum, Papposphaera cf. lepida, Micromonas pusilla, Pseudoscourfieldia marina, Bicosta spinifera and Leucocryptos marina.
25 new species sheets added (total 166).
A SEM-picture of a valve was added to the Leptocylindrus danicus species sheet. SEM-pictures of frustules were added to Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii
Species sheets were added for: Chaetoceros constrictus, Corethron cf. criophilum, Dactyliosolen fragilissimus, Lennoxia faveolata, Minutocellus polymorphus, Proboscia alata, Rhizosolenia imbricata, Rhizosolenia setigera, Thalassiosira angulata, Thalassiosira anguste-lineata, Thalassiosira delicatula, Thalassiosira eccentrica, Thalassiosira rotula and Thalassiosira weissflogii.
A DIC-picture of epitheka was added to the Diplopsalopsis bomba. A DIC-picture of a cell of Pronoctiluca spinifera in Lugol was added to the species sheet.
Species sheets were added for: Gymnodinium abbreviatum, Nematopsides vigilans, Oxytoxum gracile, Peridiniella danica and Protoperidinium cf. ovatum.
A SEM-picture of f. hyalina was added to the Coccolithus pelagicus. A DIC-picture of a coccolith case of Acanthoica quattrospina was added to the species sheet. A DIC-picture of a lorica of Calliacantha natans was added to the species sheet.
Species sheets were added for: Pseudobodo tremulans Cosmoeca ventricosa, Parvicorbicula superpositus, Pleurasiga minima, Stephanoeca diplocostata var.paucicostata and Leucocryptos remigera.
22 new species sheets added (total 141). Pictures of valves and resting spores were added to Ditylum brightwellii and a picture of resting spores were added to Chaetoceros debilis. A SEM-picture of a valve was added to the Cerataulina pelagica species sheet.
Species sheets were added for: Chaetoceros compressus, Chaetoceros curvisetus, Chaetoceros danicus, Chaetoceros decipiens, Chaetoceros tenuissimus and Leptocylindrus mediterraneus.
Species sheets were added for: Ceratium horridum, Katodinium glaucum, Protoperidinium brevipes, Protoperidinium conicoides, Protoperidinium denticulatum, Protoperidinium depressum, Protoperidinium divergens, Protoperidinium pallidum, Protoperidinium steinii, Protoperidinium thorianum and Scrippsiella trochidea.
Species sheets were added for: Dictyocha fibula, Umbellosphaera corolla, Pterosperma nationalis, Calliacantha natans and Calliacantha simplex.
23 new species sheets added (total 119). Pictures of resting spores were added to Leptocylindrus minimus.
Species sheets were added for: Asterionellopsis glacialis, Bacteriastrum hyalinum, Chaetoceros didymus, Chaetoceros radicans, Chaetoceros socialis, Eucampia groenlandica, Paralia sulcata, Stellarima stellaris and Thalassiosira guillardii.
Species sheets were added for: Alexandrium ostenfeldii, Alexandrium tamarense, Ceratium furca, Ceratium fusus, Ceratium lineatum, Dinophysis acuminata, Heterocapsa cf. minima, Heterocapsa rotundata, Heterocapsa triquetra, and Prorocentrum micans.
Species sheets were added for: Chrysochromulina parkeae, Halosphaera parkeae, Mesodinium rubrum, and Plagioselmis prolonga.
30 new species sheets added (total 96). Pictures of resting spores were added to Chaetoceros laciniosus.
Species sheets were added for: Chaetoceros debilis, Detonula pumila, Melosira arctica, Odontella aurita and Porosira glacialis.
Species sheets were added for: Achradina pulchra, Amoebophrya ceratii, Gymnodinium elongatum, Gymnodinium rubrum, Lingulodinium polyedrum, Mesoporos perforatus, Micracanthodinium claytonii, Pentapharsodinium dalei, Protoperidinium punctulatum, Sclerodinium calyptroglyphe and Spatulodinium pseudonoctiluca.
Species sheets were added for: Bicosta antennigera, Calliacantha longicaudata, Coccolithus pelagicus, Crinolina isefiordensis, Dinobryon faculiferum, Emiliania huxleyi, Eutreptiella braarudii, Nephroselmis pyriformis, Ollicola vangoorii, Phaeocystis pouchetii, Phaeocystis scrobiculata, Pseudopedinella pyriforme, Pyramimonas disomata and Syracolithus dalmaticus.
30 new species sheets added (total 66). Minor modifications made to existing ones.
Species sheets were added for: Asterionellopsis kariana, Cerataulina pelagica, Chaetoceros throndsenii, Coscinodiscus radiatus, Ditylum brightwellii, Eucampia zodiacus, Guinardia delicatula, Guinardia flaccida, Leptocylindrus danicus, Leptocylindrus minimus, Skeletonema costatum, Thalassionema nitzschioides andThalassiosira punctigera .
Species sheets were added for: Amphidinium crassum, Amphidinium sphenoides, Ceratium macroceros, Dinophysis dens, Dinophysis norvegica, Dinophysis tripos, Gonyaulax grindleyi, Gyrodinium spirale, Noctiluca scintillans, Phalacroma rotundatum, Pheopolykrikos beauchampii, Preperidinium meunieri, Pronoctiluca pelagica, Prorocentrum minimum and Pyrophacus horologium.
Species sheets were added for: Acanthoica quattrospina and Ebria tripartita.
Asterionella kariana was replaced with Asterionellopsis kariana.
Rhizosolenia delicatula was replaced with Guinardia delicatula.
Rhizosolenia fragillissima was replaced with Dactyliosolen fragilissimus.
Rhizosolenia phuketensis was replaced with Dactyliosolen phuketensis.
Rhizosolenia stolterfothii was replaced with Guinardia striata.
Plagiogramma was replaced with Plagiogrammopsis
Streptotheca thamensis was deleted.
and a few minor changes were made.
Dinophysis rotundata was replaced with Phalacroma rotundatum.
Katodinium rotundatum was replaced with Heterocapsa rotundata.
Protoceratium reticulatum was replaced with Gonyaulax grindleyi.
The information about plankton movies was updated for use with Netscape 3.0.
19 new species sheets added (total 36). Minor modifications made to existing ones.
Diplopelta bomba was replaced by Diplopsalopsis bomba in the Dinoflagellate list.
Chrysochromulina birgeri was added to the to the list of Other plankton.
First announcment of the Checklist. Only 17 species sheets present.