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Recent observations

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Observer

matheo

Date

April 11, 2011 09:22 AM CDT

Description

microalga, diatomea penal, dulceacuícola

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

matheo

Date

June 22, 2011 01:33 PM CDT

Description

microalga, diatomea penal, dulceacuícola

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

matheo

Date

May 2, 2011 10:51 AM CDT

Description

microalga, diatomea penal encontrada en río que desemboca a laguna costera.

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 14, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 15, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 14, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 14, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 15, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 14, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 16, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 15, 2014

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Observer

ferretbadger84

Date

July 15, 2014
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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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