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Chaetoceros decipiens

The characteristic that makes this species stand out is the setae, which lies in a singular plane.
Size 16um wide, 42um long, total volume 22167.08. Temp.range 5.21 to 26.69C, salinity range 2.4 to 15.2ppt. Collected May, June, Sept. to Dec. from all Rhode River stations and the Chesapeake Bay.