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    • Diatomeas
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    • 珪藻門
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    • Diatoms
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    • Bacillariophyceae
    • Bacillariophyta

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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

hdliv

Date

March 20, 2010 09:50 PM EDT

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Square

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hdliv

Date

March 20, 2010 09:50 PM EDT

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Square

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hdliv

Date

March 20, 2010 09:50 PM EDT

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Square

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hdliv

Date

March 20, 2010 09:50 PM EDT

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sarka

Date

September 21, 2016

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sarka

Date

September 21, 2016

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sarka

Date

September 21, 2016

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aeg

Date

September 10, 2016

Description

Centric diatom

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Observer

sarka

Date

September 21, 2016

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Observer

sarka

Date

September 21, 2016

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Square

Observer

hdliv

Date

September 12, 2011 11:26 PM EDT

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Observer

hdliv

Date

September 13, 2011 11:23 PM EDT
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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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