Caption: This small colony of pennate diatoms, an alga found in both freshwater and marine environments, extends back and forth like a folding carpenter's ruler. How they move is not completely understood.Recorded under Nomarksi DIC with a horizontal field of view of approximately 600 microns.

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Keywords: alga, carpenter, carpenter's rule diatom, cell, cells, chlorophyl, colonial, colony, diatom, freshwater, frustule, marine, micro, microorganism, microscopic, ocean, pennate, photosynthesis, plankton, plant, plant-like, plantlike, pond, protist, rule, single, unicellular, wall

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Carpenter's rule diatom

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