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Nitzschia acicularis

caption Nitschia acicularis, pennate diatom, near shore, benthic. Cells are narrowly linear to sigmoid, with acute apices, sigmoid in valve or girdle view. Two chloroplasts, one at each side of a central clear region. Stria perpendicular to the long marginof the cell on one side.
author aalster and tzohary
copyright A Alster & T Zohary, Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, IOLR
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image notes Photo taken with an Olympus BX50 Microscope equipped with DIC optics and PixeLink digital camera, mag. X100
image sets   Lake Kinneret planktonic life forms