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Recent observations

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eagleloft

Date

August 25, 2015 02:36 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Asterionellopsis glacialis?

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karolina

Date

August 22, 2015

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sarka

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August 22, 2015

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karolina

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August 22, 2015

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karolina

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August 16, 2015

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karolina

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August 12, 2015

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karolina

Date

August 9, 2015 11:00 AM EDT

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karolina

Date

July 4, 2014

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karolina

Date

August 6, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

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karolina

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August 6, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

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karolina

Date

August 6, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

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karolina

Date

August 1, 2015

Place

Weare, NH (Google, OSM)
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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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