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    • Diatomeas
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    • Bacillariophyta
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    • Diatoms

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

See my Blog entry for update on this project:
http://zone-vx.com/blog/2014/04/15/ph-of-living-water-samples/

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

See my Blog entry for update on this project:
http://zone-vx.com/blog/2014/04/15/ph-of-living-water-samples/

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

See my Blog entry for update on this project:
http://zone-vx.com/blog/2014/04/15/ph-of-living-water-samples/

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

See my Blog entry for update on this project:

http://zone-vx.com/blog/2014/04/15/ph-of-living-water-samples/

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Diatom found in vernal pond
pH: 6.7

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Description from Wikipedia

Diatoms are a major group of algae, and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. Most diatoms are unicellular, although they can exist as colonies in the shape of filaments or ribbons (e.g. Fragilaria), fans (e.g. Meridion), zigzags (e.g. Tabellaria), or stars (e.g. Asterionella). Diatoms are producers within the food chain. A unique feature of diatom cells is that they are enclosed within a cell wall made of silica (hydrated silicon dioxide) called a frustule....

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