Ditylum brightwellii

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Taxonomic Group:Diatom
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:14-85 μm wide (Cupp 1943); 25-100 μm wide x 80-130 μm long (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics:Cell elongate; valve with a strong central siliceous hollow spine and a marginal ridge strengthened by ribs; chloroplasts small and numerous
Confused With:
Toxin:None known