Diatoms, SEM

Diatoms, SEM

C036/0553 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Diatoms. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of fresh water centric diatom frustules (skeleton), Diatoms are a type of algae (Chromophyta, Bacillariophyceae). They consist of two valves, made of silica (hydrated silicon dioxide), which fit together like the top and bottom of a box. The exterior of the valves are often highly decorative, with pores, spikes or other types of projections. Diatoms are important alga in the fresh water food chain. Magnification: x 2000 when printed at 10cm wide. Specimen collected from Vietnam courtesy of Mike Allen, Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

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

Keywords: alga, algae, aquatic, bacillariophyceae, bacillariophyta, centric, chain, chromista, chromophyta, colored, coloured, diatom, diatoms, dioxide, electron, eukaryote, false-colored, false-coloured, food, fresh water, freshwater, frustule, frustules, glass, hydrated, kaiwanui, marsh, mediophyceae, micrograph, phytoplankton, plankton, scanning, sem, silica, silicon, skeleton, skeletons, thalassiosirales, unicellular, v, valve, valves, vietnam

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