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Measurement Conversion Chart

Microns
 

Measurement   Equivalent
Human Hair = 50 microns in thickness
Artemia Instar 1
(newly hatched) —
Great Salt Lake strain
= 450 microns in length
Artemia Instar 1
(newly hatched) —
San Francisco strain
= 400 microns in length
Adult Artemia = 6,000 to 8,000 microns
Rotifer Resting Eggs = 100 to 175 microns
Female Adult Rotifer = 1,000 to 2000 microns
Baker's Yeast Cell = 5 to 7 microns in diameter

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