Ecological Archives E083-008-A1

Sebastian Diehl, Stella Berger, Robert Ptacnik, and Angelika Wild. 2002. Phytoplankton, light, and nutrients in a gradient of mixing depths: field experiments. Ecology 83:399–411.

Appendix A. Relative taxonomic composition of the phytoplankton communities on day 1 of the 1997 and 1998 experiments.

Phytoplankton taxon

1997

1998

     

Cyanobacteriaceae

   

Anabaena flos-aquae

0.34

0.17

Others

0.05

 
     

Bacillariophyceae

   

Cyclotella spp.

54.9

76.8

Asterionella formosa

1.0

 

Fragillaria crotonensis

0.11

0.01

Synedra acus

0.04

0.07

Others

0.25

 
     

Chrysophyceae

   

Bitricha sp.

0.23

 

Dynobrion spp.

1.8

1.7

Stichogloea doederleinii

3.3

 

Mallomonas sp.

0.36

 
     

Dinophyceae

   

Ceratium hirudinella

0.94

 

Gymnodinium sp./Peridinium sp.

13.9

18.5

     

Cryptophyceae

   

Rhodomonas minuta

1.9

0.34

Cryptomonas sp.

5.0

0.56

Katablepharis ovalis

1.1

 
     

Chlorophyceae

   

Botryococcus braunii

8.4

0.11

Oocystis rhomboides

4.8

1.3

Elakatothrix gelatinosa

0.43

 

Sphaerocystis schroeteri

0.47

 

Others

0.68

0.42

   Note: Numbers are percentages of total phytoplankton biovolume.



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