Table 4: Minimum detection limits values (ppm) for X-K and X-L ray emitting elements.

SpeciesAsBaBrCaCoCrCsCuDyFeKMnMoNiPbRbSrTiVZn

Chlorophyta
 C. verticillata0.020.030.290.030.020.360.020.090.050.040.01
Rhodophyta
 A. taxiformis0.080.900.090.120.071.120.080.060.210.180.130.03
 D. occidentalis0.020.220.030.120.010.030.021.720.030.430.050.080.01
 G. rugosa0.020.250.020.140.030.020.370.020.490.020.070.01
 G. obtusata0.400.220.050.030.600.040.860.110.01
 G. marginata0.870.460.120.071.350.081.570.230.02
Phaeophyta
 D. cervicornis 0.07 0.73 0.08 0.061.260.070.060.210.180.110.03
 D. justii0.020.160.030.300.020.020.480.030.010.100.040.01
 D. plagiogramma0.830.080.300.130.081.160.080.050.070.160.250.110.05
 P. gymnospora0.010.020.090.010.060.010.010.210.010.010.030.040.01
 Sargassum sp.0.030.030.250.020.010.020.500.030.010.060.090.040.01

: not calculated.