Aphanothece Nägeli

Description

Biovolumes

Species Aphanothece
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 7 8 9 10
Unit cell colony colony colony colony cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4
Length(l1), µm 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Diameter(d1), µm 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 1.0 21 52 105 209 6 126 314 628 1 256
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 0.2 5 11 23 45 1.2 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 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),
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