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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.15FB

Ecological Preference:
Valves lanceolate with slightly subrostrate apices , 25µm long, 10µm broad. Raphe straight, axial area very narrow, central area very small. Transapical striae parallel in the center becoming slightly radiate towards the ends, 16 in 10µm. Located on PFBSB0S (0.50), loc. 25 x 106.5.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay