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    • Bacillariophyta
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    • Diatoms
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Recent observations

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What

diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Observer

federico1

Date

September 25, 2014

Description

20x Objective
Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Diatomeas Phylum Bacillariophyta

Observer

aaronco

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

Es una diatomea del género Coscinodiscus, fue observada en una muestra de fitoplancton de la laguna de La Mancha, Veracruz que obtuvimos en una práctica de campo por parte de la escuela. Fue complicado conseguir ambas vistas (valval y conectiva), pero después de varios esfuerzos conseguí dos fotos muy bonitas.

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No photos or sounds

What

Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Date

March 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Observer

damontighe

Date

April 8, 2011 11:23 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Date

October 21, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Date

October 21, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

diatoms Phylum Bacillariophyta

Observer

seedsrus

Date

June 9, 2012

Description

Tidal Salt Marsh - on the surface, the golden patches are one cell diatoms

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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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