What is this?...video

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What is this?...video

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Curious and strange creature
I do not know if it is ciliate or other microorganism
Francisco


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr8TmJthunI

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A really crazy creature (and an adequate music for its dance).
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Fresh water? Salt water? Any idea of approximate size?

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Thank you for your comment Pau
Charles, thank you for your interest. Size approx 30um Saltwater
Francisco

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I think I know what this is. I think it is a small detached part of a ctenophor, a comb jelly. A piece of its body with a couple of the combs beating. Did you use a glas pipette? If this has a sharp edge (because the glass was a bit damaged it could have cut off a small part of the organism.

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Interesting 'animal'. So if it is part of a jelly, would it not regrow a new body?

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Post by fpelectronica »

Wim, thanks for your information, it is a good choice.
Reviewing old records, I remembered a similar video, I found this record for the year 2009 in which something very similar (perhaps same). Last part of the video shows a strange animal, perhaps, has a connection.
The recording is poor quality but can be useful.

Mitch, thanks for your comment

Francisco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoxpDzY03Es

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