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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Diatom found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Diatoms found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Diatom found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Diatom found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Diatom found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

Diatom found in moss on ground.

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

January 15, 2015

Description

Salinity 24, water temp 56.8. Sor several days prior there was a very large amount of rain. Thus causing low salinity from all the run off...

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

Marine, water temp 57f

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

Marine, water temp 57f

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

Marine, 57f water temp.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

Marine, water at 57f

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

January 2, 2015

Description

Found attached to seaweed

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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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