The cells are joined in long ribbon-like colonies attached to the substrate.
photo 1 was taken from: Proshkina-Lavrenko, AI, 1955. Diatoms of plankton of the Black Sea. Publishing House of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow-Leningrad, pp. 223.
Length : 21 - 72 µm
Width : 10 - 16 µm
Environment : Морски и сладководен вид / Marine and freshwater species
Photosynthetic pigments :
Reserve substances :
Trophic type :
Biotope : литорален, планктонен
Biogeographic group :
Spread : Световно / Worldwide