Chrysophyceae: Synura uvella

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Chrysophyceae: Synura uvella

Post by Ecki »

It is freezing cold here in Germany. At least it is sunny now. With those weather conditions a common find in early spring is Synura uvella. This algae forms larger colonies with up to 80 species. They look like a golden hairy ball that stumbles across the field of view.

These images show a rather small colony, a bit flattened and immobilized ;)

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F - flagellum, Ch - chloroplast, KV - contractile vacuole, N - nucleus, B - bristles


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Post by Pau »

Excellent pictures, beautiful and detailed.
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Post by Chris_M »

Great details .
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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Beautiful and amazing details!

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Post by discomorphella »

Those are beautiful shots of a VERY hard to photograph algae. You must have really had to squash it, those guys never cease to roll around.
I will have to try squashing some, now that the snow is melting in the Oregon coast range my pond is full of them.

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Post by Mitch640 »

Very colorful, and the details are clear and sharp.

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Thank you for your comments.

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beautiful pictures

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Post by Charles Krebs »

Definitely a difficult subject to photograph... small and very 3-dimensional. You managed to get these nice and flat with the cover.
Very nice image!

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