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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

biohexx1

Date

January 27, 2016

Description

400x

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 23, 2016

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 23, 2016

Description

Possibly a lone Licmophora flabellata ?

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 23, 2016

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Square

What

Didymo Didymosphenia geminata

Observer

iwbishop

Date

January 24, 2016 11:47 AM MST

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 17, 2016

Description

Nitzschia lorenziana?

Or maybe sp. sigma

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cwwood

Date

October 29, 2015

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Square

Observer

swampy

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

From yesterday's water sample

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Square

Observer

swampy

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

From yesterday's water sample

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Observer

cwwood

Date

October 23, 2015

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Observer

cwwood

Date

October 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cwwood

Date

October 23, 2015
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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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