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the scaling nomenclature of Sieburth et al. (1978)

Maximum linear dimension Namea

0.2-2 nm

picophytoplankton

2-20 nm

nanophytoplankton

20-200 ^.m microphytoplankton

200 nm-2

mm mesophytoplankton

>2 mm

macrophytoplankton

┬░The prefixes denote the same size categories when used with '-zooplankton','-algae','-cyanobacteria',

'flagellates',etc.

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