Meet Palmer Station's Diatoms

Here are some beautiful images captured by, and identified by, Deneb Karentz. I'm slowly getting better and better at identifying Antarctic diatoms myself-- names like Odontella weisfloggii and Coccinodiscus oculus-iridis don't slip the mind easy. Just say "Coccinodiscus oculus-iridis" out loud and tell me that isn't a spartan battle-ready diatom name.