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Asterionella glacialis (valve view) syn. Asterionella japonica, Asterionellopsis glacialis

Size 3um wide, 40µ long, 11µ height, total volume 1036.73. Temp. range 6.65 to 21.33, salinity range 12.2 to 20.0. Frequently found in star-shaped clusters. A common fall and winter species throughout the Bay area.