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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)

Navicula sp.14FB

Ecological Preference:
Valves broadlu rhomboid-elliptic with rounded apices. Raphe straight, axial area narrow, central area elliptic. Transapical striae strongly radiate in the center becoming less radiate towards the ends and parallel near apices. Length 28µm, width 15µm, 11 striae in 10µm. Located on PFBSB0S (0.50), loc. 24.9 x 109.8.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay