Rotifer Keratella serrulata

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jc maccagno
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Rotifer Keratella serrulata

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Meiji MX 40X objective pond water rapid swimmer apparently prefers acidic waters (pH not available)

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Post by Mitch640 »

Very interesting animal, which way was he swimming? Like a squid?

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Post by jc maccagno »

This organism swam like other Rotifers..ciliated end first From what I gather they are supposed to be common in Sphagnum moss beds.. I intend to look for them this summer..and I will take pH measurements

john

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