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Table 2 Mean annual nutrient concentrations, N:P ratios and chlorophyll a concentrations for the Fleet Lagoon (from [12]).

From: Hindcasting of nutrient loadings from its catchment on a highly valuable coastal lagoon: the example of the Fleet, Dorset, UK, 1866–2004

  TON (mg l-1) Orthophosphate (μg l-1) N:P ratio (TON: PO4-) Chlorophyll a (μg l-1)
West Fleet     
Abbotsbury Swannery 1.96 135.67 14.56 58.83
Langton Hive 0.46 30.67 15.89 9.50
East Fleet     
Chickerell Hive 0.32 21.00 15.69 8.49
The Narrows 0.19 16.43 12.06 5.40
Smallmouth 0.09 9.75 10.34 2.94
  1. N = TON plus ammonia