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

Table 3

Abundances of picoplankton groups and viruses in the Changjiang estuary and its adjacent sea area from different studies.

Location Year MonthAbundances (×106 cells L−1)Detection techniqueSource
SynaProaEukaBactaVirus

31–32°N, 121–124°E1986Jul0.1–200Epifluorescence microscope[5]
25–33°N, 120–130°E1998Jul<15<120<14<540Flow cytometry[6]
27–32°N, 122–130°E1998Jul0.6–19.7Epifluorescence microscope[9]
25–33°N, 120–128°E2000Oct-Nov7.6–31.1690 ± 1780Epifluorescence microscope[10, 11]
28–32°N, 122–129°E2000
2003
Oct-Nov
Sep
21 ± 45
97 ± 335
6 ± 15
53 ± 98
14 ± 15
5 ± 10
733 ± 583Flow cytometry[13]
29–32°N, 122–124°E2004Sep-Oct23.5
(1.83–270)
11.3
(0–210)
2.62
(0.14–9.34)
1000
(411–2530)
19000
(3440–45600)
Flow cytometry[12]
29–32°N, 120–124°E2006Jun7.82
(0–122.22)
02.13
(0.01–14.21)
1387
(84–4287)
2663
(12–10642)
Flow cytometryThis study

aSyn: Synechococcus; Pro: Prochlorococcus; Euk: picoeukaryotes; Bact: heterotrophic bacteria.

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