Phytoplankton Traits Thesaurus

Biovolume

Definition

Total volume of a single cell or colony. It is calculated according to the geometric equations, after association of geometric shape to the real shape of the organism and measurements of linear dimensions (e.g., length, width, height) for each single cell or colony.

Bibliographic note

Hillebrand et al., 1999 doi:10.1046/j.1529-8817.1999.3520403.x

Preferred unit

μm3

Biovolume

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Date of creation
07-Mar-2015
Modified
12-Mar-2015
Accepted term
07-Mar-2015
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