Fragilaria capucina var. capucina Desm.

Description

IDs in other systems

Biovolumes

Species Fragilaria capucina var. capucina
Author Desmazières 1825
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order BACILLARIALES (PENNALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape parallelepiped
Formula l*w*h
Size class 1 2 3
Unit cell cell cell
Size range 3x25-30 4x30-40 4-5x40-60
Length(l1), µm 28.0 36.0 50.0
Width(w), µm 3 4 4.5
Height(h), µm 2.8 4.0 4.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 235 576 900
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 24 50 72

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