Alexandrium Halim emend. Balech

Description

Biovolumes

Species Alexandrium
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 23-25 26-29 30-32 33-40
Length(l1), µm 24.0 27.0 33.0 40.0
Diameter(d1), µm 24.0 28.0 31.0 36.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 7 235 11 078 16 596 27 130
Comment 6 6 6 6
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 909 1 356 1 982 3 144

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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