Amphiprora (Diatom) January 14, 2009 - Sample #21

Taxonomic Hierarchy
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Chromista
Division Bacillariophyta – diatoms
Class Bacillariophyceae
Order Naviculales Bessey
Family Naviculaceae Kütz.
Genus Amphiprora Ehrenberg, 1841
Amphiprora, Ehrenberg, 1841, Taxonomic Serial No.: 4674

This diatom, Amphiprora, was captured in the Atlantic Ocean on January 14, 2009 / Sample #21. It is available in its original compressed *avi format (6,984 k).

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Cool critter!

It's an Amphiprora....

Sharon wrote:

Can you please identify this unusual organism?

Diatom, I would presume.

Allison Sill, JHT Inc. Contractor

Program Coordinator
Phytoplankton Monitoring Network (PMN)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research

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