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.
aalster and tzohary
A Alster & T Zohary, Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, IOLR
Photo taken with an Olympus BX50 Microscope equipped with DIC optics and PixeLink digital camera, mag. X100