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Navicula didyma syn Diploneis didyma

This is a brackish-water diatom that can also be found in oligo- and mesohaline waters. It averages 55 microns long and 23 microns wide. It is planktonic and was collected in a net tow in the lower Patuxent River, October 2002, when the salinity was nearly 20ppt.