Zooplankton Traits Thesaurus

Dry Mass

Definition

The weight of an organism after removal of body fluids drying at 50-70 °C (typically at 60 °C) in a drying oven for 24 hours (or until constant weight, particularly for gelatinous organisms).

Bibliographic note

Postel, L., Fock, H., Hagen, W. 2000. Biomass and abundance. In:  ICES Zooplankton Methodology Manual, pp. 83-192. Harris, R.P., Wiebe, P.H., Lenz, J., Skjoldal, H.R., Huntley, M. (Eds), Academic Press, 684 pp.

 

Preferred Unit

mg

Dry Mass

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Date of creation
03-Nov-2015
Modified
20-Jul-2016
Accepted term
03-Nov-2015
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