Diatom alga, SEM

Diatom alga, SEM

B305/0276 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 8.2MB

Downloadable file size: 98.0KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Diatom. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a Bacteriastrum delicatulum diatom. This is a marine planktonic unicellular alga. It has a mineralised cell wall (frustule) divided into two halves. The frustule contains silica and provides protection and support. The long "legs" of this diatom may aid flotation. Magnification unknown.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alga, algae, algal, bacteriastrum delicatulum, botany, coloured, diatom, diatoms, frustule, legs, marine, nature, phytoplankton, plankton, plant, radial symmetry, scanning electron micrograph, sem, single-celled, symmetrical, unicellular

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.