Pinnularia

Pinnularia

Diatom group
Scale 2 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 1
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Play: Pinnularia is considered an AUXOTROPH.

Fact: Pinnularia are common form of phytoplankton and have cell walls made of slilica (called a frustule).

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Pinnularia is a fresh water alga more specifically a type of Bacillariophyta (diatom). Pinnularia is a predominantly fresh-water alga, usually found in ponds and moist soil. They can also be found in springs, estuaries, sediments, and oceans. Members of this genus are most commonly found in 40cm (1¼ ft) of water, at 5°C (40 °F). […] read more
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Pinnularia is a fresh water alga more specifically a type of Bacillariophyta (diatom).

Pinnularia is a predominantly fresh-water alga, usually found in ponds and moist soil. They can also be found in springs, estuaries, sediments, and oceans. Members of this genus are most commonly found in 40cm (1¼ ft) of water, at 5°C (40 °F).

(From: Wikipedia, July 2015)

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