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    • Bacillariophyceae
    • Bacillariophyta

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 13, 2017 12:59 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

January 6, 2017 10:04 AM NZDT

Description

Probably totally wrong but was impressed with an obs by @clinton so now wondering if "foam" is in fact a diatom :)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

December 26, 2016 03:52 PM COT

Description

Diploneis?

About 15um

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

December 26, 2016 03:52 PM COT

Description

Tiny diatom 10-15um. Thus was magnified at 400x and I still could not see it clearly. I have never seen this off the mainland. Notice musilage connecting diatoms and hardly seen epiphyte filaments.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

December 26, 2016 03:52 PM COT

Description

Tiny diatom 10-15um. Thus was magnified at 400x and I still could not see it clearly. I have never seen this off the mainland. Notice musilage connecting diatoms and hardly seen epiphyte filaments.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 6, 2017 12:02 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 4, 2017 01:55 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 4, 2017 01:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wmccresearch

Date

January 4, 2017 11:24 AM EST

Description

Under 4 inches of ice with no snow

Photos / Sounds

What

Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

sarka

Date

December 6, 2016

Description

Freshwater

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

December 6, 2016

Description

Freshwater.

Something like Cocconeis klamathensis.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lamamark

Date

November 15, 2008

Description

tentative ID

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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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