Phytoplankton: Diatoms

Moss Landing - United States

Some quick facts about these organisms and a micrograph of a species of Actinoptychus.

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Some quick facts on these organisms with information on the genus Dictyocha and a photomicrograph of an unidentified species.

Phytoplankton: Dinoflagellates
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This project provides some quick facts on these organisms and more detailed information on Gonyaulax and some other dinoflagellates.

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Provides up to date information on phytoplankton and heterotrophic protists found in the Skagerrak and the Kattegat, N. Atlantic Ocean.

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Diatoms and dinoflagellates of the North Sea.

Phytoplankton Ecology Project - Mote Marine Laboratory
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Research on the photophysiology of marine algae.

Diatoms
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Information on these ubiquitous organisms including their fossil record, classification, biology and life cycle with a number of images of individual species.

Diatoms
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Research project by John Becker provides plenty of information on these organisms and a modest photograph gallery.

Diatoms
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond introducing these delicate unicellular organisms that have yellow-brown chloroplasts that enables them to photosynthesize, with fine photographs.