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Naviculoids

Naviculiods are small pennate diatoms symmetrical to both axes and live attached to submerged structures.

Genus: Naviculoids

Diatom

Naviculiods are small pennate diatoms symmetrical to both axes and live attached to submerged structures. There are several genera in this group. The Navicula genus has over 1000 species. These diatoms often slide across the slide in alive samples.