Diameter and diffusivity of organisms of different sizes

Range Table - link
Organism Various
Reference Murray, A. G., Jackson, G. A. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 1992 Viral dynamics: a model of the effects of size shape, motion and abundance of single-celled planktonic organisms and other particles, 89: 103-116 p. 108 table 3
Primary Source See pointers to refs in table
Method Values collected from refs
Comments When diffusivity of viruses or swimming speed of organisms are not known they have been calculated from particle diameters using equation (9): D˜3.16×10^-13cm^3/sec/d and equation (11): v=2.5d^0.7 (where d is in cm and v in cm/sec), respectively. See notes under table.
Entered by Uri M
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