Chroococcus Nägeli

Description

Biovolumes

Species Chroococcus
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range <2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8-10 10-20 20-30
Diameter(d1), µm 1.0 3.0 5.0 7.0 9.0 15.0 25.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 0.5 14 65 180 382 1 766 8 177
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 0.1 3 11 28 57 242 1 019
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

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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