London, United Kingdom
Melosira Filamentous Diatom Alage, Lm
Power And Syred
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Melosira sp. diatoms. Light micrograph of filamentous strands of the freshwater diatom alga Melosira sp.. Diatoms are single-celled algae that form cell walls made of silica. They form a major part of both freshwater and marine phytoplankton. Although most diatoms exist as independent cells, some form chains such as this. Magnification x241 when printed 10cm high.
March 7th, 2014
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