Virginia Journal of Science
Autotrophic picoplankton had average monthly concentrations of 73.5 X 106 cells/L in the Pagan River, with summer-early fall maxima of 108 cells/L. The abundance peaks increased with rising water temperatures, declining to their least abundance in mid-winter (105 cells/L).
Original Publication Citation
Davis, L.N., Phillips, K.A., & Marshall, H.G. (1997). Seasonal abundance of autotrophic picoplankton in the Pagan River, a nutrient enriched subestuary of the James River, Virginia. Virginia Journal of Science, 48(3), 211-218.
Davis, Lillian N.; Phillips, Karen A.; and Marshall, Harold G., "Seasonal Abundance of Autotrophic Picoplankton in the Pagan River, a Nutrient Enriched Subestuary of the James River, Virginia" (1997). Biological Sciences Faculty Publications. 110.