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Navicula bottnica Diatom Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Ochrophyta   Family: Naviculaceae

Navicula bottnica   Grunow in Cleve et Moller, 1879

A brackish water species but tollerant of high salinity. Largely tube-dwelling but also free swimming. Thought to be widespread

Hingley (1993) Microscopic Life in Sphagnum