Chaetoceros atlanticus

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Kingdom
Class
Genus
Species
Authority
P.T. Cleve, 1873
Description

Cells and setae have many small chloroplasts. The terminal setae (end setae) are different and shorter from the others in direction (form usually a V). Chains are straight and hexagonal windows are formed by the setae crossing outside of the chain edge. All valves have a central labiate process with a tube shaped and often long external part.

Morphometrics

Apical axis measure 10-40 um.

References

Throndsen, J., Hasle, G.R. and Tangen, K., 2007. Phytoplankton of Norwegian coastal waters. Almater Forlag AS. 341 pp.

Observations
Norway