Friday, May 2, 2014 8:40:52 AM
The two long ones could possibly be pennate diatoms with a raphe, however there are curved ones there as well that look similar so it's possible they could be some kind of closterium. There are no circular diatoms. At most I can see two, and I`ve spent the whole of my scietific career studying algae, first in biodiesel and now in flue gas remediation.
Friday, May 2, 2014 8:34:16 AM
Diatoms are extremly common in seawater. If you want to see some, mix a small amount of tooth paste in water and put under a microscope. The mini shrimp in the pic are cool