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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)

Gomphonema intricatum vibrio 03

Gomphonema intricatum vibrio  03

Ehrenberg sensu Fricke
Fricke, F. (1902). Atlas der Diatomaceen-Kunde, Band I-III. pp. 363, 364 [t.235:11-16]
Ecological Preference:
Valves have acutely rounded apices, with identical looking foot- and headpoles; valve is isopolar, but some specimens appear transversely asymmetrical; specimens are less variable in length
  • Dosing Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Shark River Slough (SRS)