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Welcome to the Diatom Image Database! The Periphyton Group at Florida International University created and maintains the Diatom Image Database, which includes over 980 diatom taxa found in the greater Everglades region of south Florida. Please send questions or comments about the Diatom Image Database to Franco Tobias .

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Map of south Florida Loxahatchee (LOX) WCA 2A WCA 3A Biscayne Bay Shark River Slough (SRS) Taylor Slough (TS) Florida Bay Everglades National Park (ENP) Everglades National Park (ENP)

Biremis sp.01FB

Biremis sp.01FB

Ecological Preference:
Valves are linear-elliptic with obtusely rounded apices. Raphe straight, axial area broad (approximately have of valve width) and linear. Transapiical striae marginal, parallel ca. 11 in 10µm , crossed by longitudinal row. Lenght ca. 36µm, width ca. 6.9µm
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay