16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the appearance of gracefully swooping beams of light or a colorful array of feathers, a dazzling photo of Pleurosigma
(marine diatoms) has won the 2008 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
2002) have shown the importance of diatoms in the diet of scallops (many Melosira (Paralia), Navicula, Pleurosigma
, Synedra, Licmophora and Cocconeis) and other bivalves (Marques Mendes 1973, Leonardi et al.
3 and Pleurosigma
salinarum were shown in high values which was similar to that which was reported by Palmer , Whitmore , Gomez , Guttinger and Straub , Juttner et al.