Skeletonema subsalsum
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Taxonomic Group: Diatom
Trophic Status: Autotrophic
Size Range: N/A
Key Characteristics: Cells in chains united by strutted processes which are not split longitudinally and are usually extremely short, resulting in adjacent cells being very close together; distance between cells may vary within a single chain; processes can vary in length with salinity
Confused With: other Skeletonema species
Toxin: None known