Coscinodiscus radiatus, Centric Diatom


Pictures taken in lab by PC students from a water sample from Race Rocks


coscino Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Subphylum: Bacillariophyceae
Class: Coscinodiscophyceae
Order: Coscinodiscales

Family: Coscinodiscaceae Kützing, 1844
Genus: Coscinodiscus Ehrenberg, 1839
Species: radiatus?

Coscinodiscus radiatus


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pearsonlogo2_f2The Race Rocks taxonomy is a collaborative venture originally started with the Biology and Environmental Systems students of Lester Pearson College UWC. It now also has contributions added by Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Observers on the remote control webcams.

Garry Fletcher