Rhizosolenia

Rhizosolenia sp. (Diatom)

Collected: At the surface of Chincoteague Bay, VA in the fall of 2004 using a net with a 153 um mesh.

Notes: Of the many similar species of Rhizosolenia in coastal waters, this one resembles R. pungens. Confirmation of ID is needed.

Collected and photographed by: Steve Oravitz, Marine Science Consortium, Wallops Island, VA