• Diatom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatom Diatoms [6] are a major group of algae, and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. Diatoms are unicellular, although they can form colonies in the shape of ...
  • Diatoms of the United States: What Are Diatoms?

    westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/about/what_are_diatoms Introduction. Morphology. Diatoms are algae with distinctive, transparent cell walls made of silicon dioxide hydrated with a small amount of water (Si0 2 + H 2 0).
  • Diatoms, the "brown algae" | The Skeptical Aquarist

    www.skepticalaquarist.com/diatoms Diatoms, which we sometimes still miscall "brown algae," are the familiar slimy brown incrustations on glass and plant leaves and rocks that cause trouble in ...
    • Diatoms - Tree of Life Web Project

      tolweb.org/Diatoms/21810 Introduction. The diatoms are one of the largest and ecologically most significant groups of organisms on Earth. They are also one of the easiest to recognize ...
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      www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Diatoms.aspx Get information, facts, and pictures about Diatoms at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Diatoms easy with credible articles from our ...
    • Introduction to Bacillariophyta (the Diatoms)

      www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/chromista/bacillariophyta.html Introduction to Bacillariophyta (The Diatoms) Life inside a glass box. . . The Bacillariophyta are the diatoms. With their exquisitely beautiful silica shells, or ...
    • Diatoms (class Bacillariophyta) - Academics

      academics.smcvt.edu/dfacey/AquaticBiology/Freshwater%20Pages/Diatoms.html Diatoms. Kenn Perreault. Diatoms (class Bacillariophyta) are a type of mainly aquatic, photosynthetic algae. Similar to many other algae, they can live as unicellular ...
    • Diatoms - UCL

      www.ucl.ac.uk/GeolSci/micropal/diatom.html Introduction: Diatoms are photosynthesising algae, they have a siliceous skeleton (frustule) and are found in almost every aquatic environment including fresh and ...
    • diatom | unicellular organism | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/diatom Diatom, any member of the algal class Bacillariophyceae (division Chromophyta), with about 16,000 species found in sediments or attached to solid substances in all ...
    • Diatom | Define Diatom at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/diatom Diatom definition, any of numerous microscopic, unicellular, marine or freshwater algae of the phylum Chrysophyta, ... Most diatoms can perform photosynthesis.