Chaetoceros subtilis
Sample Date: 2008-11-08
Salinity in psu: 28
Station: Gulf of Mexico transect, W of the mouth of the Atchafalaya River, LA
Latitude: 29.273331
Longitude: -91.616669
Depth in Meters: 0
Microscope Magnification: 200 X
Camera Zoom: 1.80 X
Organism Size: 12.5 ?m wide x 12.5 ?m long (one cell)
Microscope Light: Transmitted
Preservative: Lugols
Organism Comments: Note all setae directed toward the end of the colony and one thicker and longer terminal seta (on left end of chain, slightly out of focus)
General Comments: This could be Chaetoceros subtilis var. abnormis because it appears to have only one terminal seta; see Organism page for more information