What's in the Water?

Deneb has been looking under the microscope to get an idea of what is in the water. Although overall density is low, she was able to spot and ID several interesting and beautiful things.

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Key a. Actinocyclus actinochylus- diatom b. ciliate c. Cocconeis- diatom d. Azpeitia- diatom e. Fragilariopsis kerguelensis- diatom f. sponge spicule (literally glass spines found in sea sponge tissue) g. Corethron cryophilum- diatom h. silicoflagellate