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Parameter: bacteria

Master parameters information
Short Name:
Short Description:
 bacterial abundance
Official Name:
No Data Value:

Any enumeration (counts, abundance, concentration) of bacteria (Kingdom Monera so includes cyanobacteria) designated by means other than taxonomic names (e.g. total) in any body of fresh or salt water.

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
Supplied Units: 
cells per milliliter (mL-1)
Conversion Necessary: 
No Data Value: 

Bacteria abundance determined by DAPI staining and counts using an epifluorescence microscope (Porter & Feig 1980).