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    • Bacillariophyta
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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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June 25, 2015 09:32 AM PDT

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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damontighe

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April 6, 2010 02:39 PM PDT

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inverted light microscope ~630x magnification DIC

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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damontighe

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April 20, 2011 09:18 PM PDT

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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tchristensen

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April 7, 2015

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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milopyne

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March 21, 2015 11:33 AM EDT

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in waters of impoundment pond.

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

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arzserge1986

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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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