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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)

Nitzschia sp.09FB

Ecological Preference:
Valves are broadly elliptical witth subrostrate apices and constricted in the central part. Raphe eccentric, fibulae ca. 8 in 10µm. Transapical striae very delicate composed with very delicate puncta ca. 27 in 10µm . Length: 25µm, width: 10µm in the broader part and 8µm in the center. First time located: PFBSB0S (0.50), loc. 34.9 x 95.1.
  • Southeast Florida Coastal Mangroves
  • Florida Bay Paleo Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Florida Bay