Journal of Marine Sciences / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Spatial Distributions of Picoplankton and Viruses in the Changjiang Estuary and Its Adjacent Sea Area during Summer

Table 2

List of the measured picoplankton (×106 cells L−1) and viruses (×106 particles L−1) in the Changjiang estuary and its adjacent sea area in June 2006.

ItemSection ISection IISection IIITotal station

Number of sample39451596
ProchlorococcusUndetectedUndetectedUndetectedUndetected
Synechococcus
 Range0.00–44.240.11–13.231.50–122.220.00–122.22
 Mean ± SD 4 . 9 8 ± 1 0 . 0 3 2 . 3 5 ± 3 . 0 2 3 0 . 0 9 ± 3 8 . 0 2 7 . 8 2 ± 1 8 . 6 4
 CV201%129%126%238%
Picoeukaryote
 Range0.11–13.970.01–14.210.38–10.840.01–14.21
 Mean ± SD 2 . 0 2 ± 3 . 1 1 2 . 8 1 ± 3 . 8 4 1 . 7 8 ± 2 . 6 1 2 . 1 3 ± 3 . 1 1
 CV154%137%147%146%
Heterotrophic bacteria
 Range84–3159543–3706626–222984–4287
 Mean ± SD1158 ± 5671533 ± 6371309 ± 5411387 ± 694
 CV49%42%41%50%
Virus
 Range12–576285–102661479–1064212–10642
 Mean ± SD1604 ± 16152523 ± 24984247 ± 24712663 ± 2574
 CV101%99%58%97%

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