Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany

Diatom Photo Library

All the photos in the library are taken at 40x or 100x magnification.

Oceanic Grazing: a Chaetoceros colony approached by the jaws of a copepod (lower right)
The Difference: a Centric and a Pennate diatom side by side

Diatom Main Menu
Anatomy and Morphology
copyright John Becker 1996.

Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009