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Plankton Content Report

"TOTAL BIOMASS"
( measures of entire sample weight or volume )
TOTAL "TOWS" = the number of net or bottle stations
in which this sub-group was identified / measured.

Percentages are of TOTAL value.   ( What is %-quantitative ?! )
TAXA
( click for species )
PGC PLANKTON SUB-GROUP TOTAL "TOWS"
(%-quantitative)
Winter
Dec - Feb
Spring
Mar - May
Summer
Jun - Aug
Fall
Sep - Nov
-400ALL BIOMASS (TOTAL) 1587   (100%) 15 % 28 % 29 % 26 %  
-401   Total Displacement Volume 1424   (100%) 14 % 28 % 29 % 27 %  
-403   Total Wet Mass 163   (100%) 29 % 31 % 21 % 17 %  
"ZOOPLANKTON"
( mesozooplankton & macrozooplankton )
TOTAL "TOWS" = the number of net or bottle stations
in which this sub-group was identified / measured.

Percentages are of TOTAL value.   ( What is %-quantitative ?! )
TAXA
( click for species )
PGC PLANKTON SUB-GROUP TOTAL "TOWS"
(%-quantitative)
Winter
Dec - Feb
Spring
Mar - May
Summer
Jun - Aug
Fall
Sep - Nov
4000000ALL ZOOPLANKTON (TOTAL) 56   ( 99%) 10 % 17 % 62 % 8 % ( 18 )
4030000CNIDARIA 47   (100%) 12 % 19 % 57 % 10 %( 2 )
4032000   Hydrozoa 47   (100%) 12 % 19 % 57 % 10 %( 1 )
4210000CRUSTACEANS 55   (100%) 10 % 18 % 61 % 9 %( 7 )
4211000   Ostracods 49   (100%) 10 % 20 % 59 % 10 %( 1 )
4212000   Copepods 55   (100%) 10 % 18 % 61 % 9 %( 1 )
4214000   Mysidacea 7   (100%) 42 % 42 % 0 % 14 %( 1 )
4217000   Amphipods 40   (100%) 15 % 25 % 47 % 12 %( 1 )
4218000   Euphausiacea 53   (100%) 11 % 18 % 60 % 9 %( 1 )
4219000   Decapoda 20   (100%) 30 % 35 % 20 % 15 %( 1 )
4220000ANNELIDA 13   (100%) 30 % 46 % 7 % 15 %( 1 )
4260000MOLLUSCA 53   (100%) 11 % 18 % 60 % 9 %( 4 )
4262500   Gastropoda 52   (100%) 11 % 19 % 59 % 9 %( 3 )
4265000   Bilvalvia 15   (100%) 26 % 46 % 13 % 13 %( 1 )
4320000CHAETOGNATHA 54   (100%) 11 % 18 % 61 % 9 %( 1 )
4350000TUNICATES 52   ( 99%) 9 % 15 % 65 % 9 %( 2 )
4355000   Thaliacea 23   ( 98%) 21 % 34 % 21 % 21 %( 1 )
4355050   Salps 23   ( 97%) 21 % 34 % 21 % 21 %( 1 )
"PHYTO/MICRO PLANKTON"
( phytoplankton, microbial plankton, & microzooplankton )
TOTAL "TOWS" = the number of net or bottle stations
in which this sub-group was identified / measured.

Percentages are of TOTAL value.   ( What is %-quantitative ?! )
TAXA
( click for species )
PGC PLANKTON SUB-GROUP TOTAL "TOWS"
(%-quantitative)
Winter
Dec - Feb
Spring
Mar - May
Summer
Jun - Aug
Fall
Sep - Nov
2000000ALL PHYTO/MICRO PLANKTON (TOTAL) 29   (100%) 0 % 0 % 100 % 0 % ( 2 )
2040000Foraminifera 29   (100%) 0 % 0 % 100 % 0 %( 1 )
2270000Actinopoda 25   (100%) 0 % 0 % 100 % 0 %( 1 )
1000000ALL BACTERIA (TOTAL) 0   ( 0%) 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 %  
"ICHTHYOPLANKTON"
( fish eggs and larvae )
TOTAL "TOWS" = the number of net or bottle stations
in which this sub-group was identified / measured.

Percentages are of TOTAL value.   ( What is %-quantitative ?! )
TAXA
( click for species )
PGC PLANKTON SUB-GROUP TOTAL "TOWS"
(%-quantitative)
Winter
Dec - Feb
Spring
Mar - May
Summer
Jun - Aug
Fall
Sep - Nov
5000000ALL FISH (TOTAL) 17   (100%) 23 % 23 % 23 % 29 % ( 1 )
Sub-Collection:   BCF - POFI NMFS-COPEPOD
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