Limnothrix M.-E.Meffert

Description

Biovolumes

Species Limnothrix
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order OSCILLATORIALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit filament filament filament filament
Size range 1.5x100 2x100 2.5x100 3x100
Height(h), µm 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Diameter(d1), µm 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0
No. of cells/counting unit 13 13 13 13
Calculated volume, µm3 177 314 491 707
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 32 56 85 119
Comment on Carbon calculation 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),
PEG_BVOL.zip