Chaetoceros decipiens
Sample Date: 2008-11-09
Salinity in psu: 30.299999
Station: Gulf of Mexico transect, SSE of Terrebonne Bay, LA
Latitude: 28.7803
Longitude: -90.230301
Depth in Meters: 0
Microscope Magnification: 200 X
Camera Zoom: 1.00 X
Organism Size: 30 μm wide x 17.5 μm long (one cell)
Microscope Light: Transmitted
Preservative: Lugols
Organism Comments: Note how the setae fuse together for some distance and then become forked; also the thicker terminal setae that are first divergent then become parallel to chain axis
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