Pleurosigma W.Sm.

Description

Biovolumes

Species Pleurosigma
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order BACILLARIALES (PENNALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape half parallelepiped
Formula l*w*h/2
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 17x75
Length(l1), µm 75.0
Width(w), µm 17
Height(h), µm 17.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 10 838
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 539

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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