Planktothrix Anagn. & Komárek

Description

Biovolumes

Species Planktothrix
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 4x100 6x100 8x100 1.5x100
Height(h), µm 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Diameter(d1), µm 4.0 6.0 8.0 1.5
No. of cells/counting unit 33 20 14 20
Calculated volume, µm3 1 256 2 826 5 024 177
Comment *
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 217 451 759 33
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),
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