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Table 3 Biotic parameters

From: The structure of winter phytoplankton in Lake Nero, Russia, a hypertrophic lake dominated by Planktothrix-like Cyanobacteria

Chlorophyll a, μg L-1 Total phytoplankton Biomass, Total phytoplankton Number, Cell Volume, Shannon index,
  mg L-1 106cells L-1 micrometr3 bits information/biomass
10.14 ±14.87 3.65 ± 8.3 31.14 ± 50.52 259 ± 315 2.21 ± 0.86
1.26 – 3.5 0.035 – 36.6 0.0003 – 154.8 20 – 1062 0.5 – 4.0
  1. Top line the average value with standard error, bottom line minimum and maximum values, n = 32.