Sphaerocystis colina algae...video

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fpelectronica
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Sphaerocystis colina algae...video

Post by fpelectronica »

Hello
Spherical colony consists of a variable number of cells (2-32)
Free life
Colony size approx. 500um
Cell size approx. 8um
Used bright field illumination, oblique and darkfield
Francisco
http://youtu.be/g-cHZz364PY

Mitch640
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Post by Mitch640 »

Very interesting algae, and it has flagella, like a euglena. It seems pretty complex if it can grow a shell too.

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