Brown algae

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Olympusman
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Brown algae

Post by Olympusman »

This is the dominating (only actually)algae I found in my pond-dip of the spring-fed cistern. Usually at least you will find a species of Spirogyra, but this was the only alga I found.

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Post by Cactusdave »

Looks like a colonial diatom. I can't bring the Genus to mind.
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Post by carlos.uruguay »

Nice photos.
Maybe Melosira or similar

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