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Coscinodiscus radiatus CCAP 1013/11

Coscinodiscus radiatus

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Coscinodiscus radiatus is a marine Diatom. Diatoms have a characteristic silica cell wall called frustule with beautiful ornamentation. Diatoms are the main primary producers in oceans, and therefore of massive ecological importance. Coscinodiscus has a characteristic coin shape.

Division/Phylum: Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta
Class: Coscinodiscophyceae
Order: Coscinodiscales
CCAP Ref: CCAP 1013/11
Required Medium: f/2 + Si
Environment: Marine

30ml pack size, suitable for 30 students.

Store at room temperature (14-24°C) away from direct sunlight. Shake before pipetting onto slide & viewing under microscope.

Darwin Biological's algae and protozoa samples are produced in partnership with the Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa (CCAP) and are only available for UK schools and colleges to purchase. Please visit to purchase if you are a university or commercial customer.

*There is a 2-3 week lead time, demand dependent, when ordering this specimen*

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