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Table 3 Abundance, biomass, and taxonomic composition of phytoplankton and phytobenthos from Kanevskoe Reservoir, Ukraine

From: Feeding spectra of bivalve mollusks Unio and Dreissena from Kanevskoe Reservoir, Ukraine: are they food competitors or not?

  Date Number Total abundance (10 3cells/L) Total biomass (mg/L) Order Percent total abundance Percent total biomass Dominant species
Phytoplankton 9 June 2010 7 780 0.407 Dinophyta 2.3 72.3 Gymnodinium sp.
      Bacillariophyta 16.7 24.5  
      Chlorophyta 81.0 3.2  
  16 June 2010 12 10,560 6.68 Bacillariophyta 42.2 56.8 Aulocoseira granulata
      Dinophyta 2.3 20.2 Gymnodinium sp.
      Cyanophyta 28.9 16.9  
      Euglenophyta 0.8 4.4  
      Chlorophyta 25.8 1.7  
    Total abundance (10 3 cells/m 2 ) Total biomass (g/m 2 )     
Phytobenthos 09 June 2010 33 1,328,238 2.251 Bacillariophyta 79.8 90.9 Aulocoseira granulate
      Chlorophyta 16.2 5.4 Aulocoseira ambigua
      Euglenophyta 1.6 3.6 Amphora ovalis
      Cyanophyta 2.4 0.06  
  16 June 2010 19 1,341,985 0.734 Bacillariophyta 27.4 85.7 Aulocoseira granulata
      Chlorophyta 28.1 14.3  
      Cyanophyta 44.5 0.04