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Guinardia striata is a species of diatoms in the family Rhizosoleniaceae. They are native to Rio Grande Do Sul, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, Sergipe, Bahia, Rio De Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Alagoas, Rio Grande Do Norte, and SãO Paulo. Dead Guinardia striata form siliceous oozes.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000044
  • Definition: Siliceous ooze is a marine sediment composed of the debris of plankton with silica shells, such as diatoms and radiolaria. This ooze is limited to areas with high biological productivity, such as the polar oceans, and upwelling zones near the equator. The least common type of sediment, it covers only 15% of the ocean floor. It accumulates at a slower rate than calcareous ooze: 0.2-1 cm / 1000 yr.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Guinardia striata. View this species on GBIF