Cyanonephron B.Hickel

Description

Biovolumes

Species Cyanonephron
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 0.8-1.2x2-5.5 0.8-1.2x2-5.5 0.8-1.2x2-5.5 0.8-1.2x2-5.5 0.8-1.2x2-5.5
Length(l1), µm 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Diameter(d1), µm 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 20 50 100 200
Calculated volume, µm3 1.6 31 79 157 314
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 0.3 7 16 33 66
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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