Aphanothece castagnei (Bréb.) Rabenh.

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A

Biovolumes

Species Aphanothece castagnei
Author (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1865
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
Unit cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 4-8x2-4.8 4-8x2-4.8 4-8x2-4.8 4-8x2-4.8 4-8x2-4.8
Length(l1), µm 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0
Diameter(d1), µm 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 48 955 2 388 4 776 9 552
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 8 163 407 815 1 630
Comment on Carbon calculation 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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