Coscinodiscus Ehrenb.

Description

Biovolumes

Species Coscinodiscus
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 20-30 30-40 40-50 50-60 60-70 70-90 90-110 110-130 130-150 150-170 170-230 230-300 300-370
Height(h), µm 17.5 24.5 31.5 33.0 39.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 83.0 80.0 79.5 83.8
Diameter(d1), µm 25.0 35.0 45.0 55.0 65.0 80.0 100.0 120.0 140.0 166.0 200.0 265.0 335.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 8 586 23 560 50 073 78 363 129 348 200 960 392 500 678 240 1 077 020 1 795 411 2 512 000 4 382 567 7 378 092
Comment 6; HD fac.=0.7 6; HD fac.=0.7 6; HD fac.=0.7 6; HD fac.=0.6 6; HD fac.=0.6 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.5 6; HD fac.=0.4 6; HD fac.=0.3 6; HD fac.=0.25
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 446 1 012 1 865 2 682 4 027 5 757 9 908 15 440 22 466 34 003 44 649 70 119 106 978

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),
PEG_BVOL.zip