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Skeletonema costata

Size individual cell 9µ diameter, 5µ height, total volume 176.71 cubic microns. Temp. range 5.0 to 31.58C, salinity range 0 to 20ppt. Various forms can be collected year round from all Rhode River stations and the Chesapeake Bay. Sample on the right is an early winter form.

Diatoms II