North American Diatom Ecological Database - NADED
Phycology Section, Patrick Center for Environmental Research
Soft Algae Count Report

Water Body: Stanley Brook          Site Location ID: ME-000591  Sample Label: 1617
Sample ID: MEDP1053                Client Sample ID: SA-323-2016 (1617)
Date Sample Collected: 06/27/2016  Count Finished: 02/24/2017
Subsample ID: PR1                  Slide Replicate ID: a     Count Replicate ID: 1
Counted By: Laura Aycock           Sample Type: QMH-micro

  Naded Type             Taxon Name                                             #Units  Percent   #Cells  Percent Notes   
 249999 Unclassified     (undifferentiated) (diatoms)                              168    76.36      168    53.33
 249998 Unclassified     (undifferentiated) diatoms> (dead)                         47    21.36       47    14.92
 316062 Green Algae      Closterium eboracense (Ehrenberg) Turner                    2     0.90        2     0.63 Yes
 890025 Blue-Green Algae Phormidium sp.                                              1     0.45       70    22.22 Yes
1599006 Red Algae        Unknown Rhodophyte Florideophycidae (chantransia)           1     0.45        3     0.95 Yes
 945000 Blue-Green Algae Woronichinia sp.                                            1     0.45       25     7.93 Yes

Report Date: 4/18/2024          Total Number of Taxa: 6          Total Natural Units: 220
                                                                  Total Number of Cells: 315

Count Notes:

  Comments: Sample very sparse and very few SBAs.
Taxa Notes:
Naded 316062: Cell is moderately curved with rounded poles. Midregion of cell is slightly swollen. Cell wall is smooth. Cell length is about 79.8µm and width is about 14.5µm. Cell is 5.5 times longer than broad. Cell is smaller than description in Prescott.
Naded 890025: Cylindrical shaped filament with a thin sheath and isodiametric cells. Filament diameter is about 5.7µm
Naded 1599006: Filament with thick cell wall
Naded 945000: Colony of oval cells incased in a mucilaginous sheath. Center of colony contains tube-like stalks with radial branching conecting the cells


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