Snowella Elenkin

Description

Biovolumes

Species Snowella
Division CYANOPHYTA (CYANOBACTERIA)
Class Nostocophyceae (Cyanophyceae)
Order CHROOCOCCALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2 3 4 5
Unit cell colony colony colony colony
Size range 1-4 1-4 1-4 1-4 1-4
Diameter(d1), µm 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
No. of cells/counting unit 1 10 20 50 100
Calculated volume, µm3 8 82 164 409 818
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1.6 16 31 78 155
Comment on Carbon calculation based on individual cell 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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