Melosira C.Agardh

Description

Biovolumes

Species Melosira
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
Unit cell cell
Size range 8x13 8-10x15-20
Height(h), µm 13.0 17.5
Diameter(d1), µm 8.0 9.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 653 1 113
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 55 85

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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