What is it? Spirulina? Spirochaete?

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What is it? Spirulina? Spirochaete?

Post by carlos.uruguay »

Fresh water, a few long 50um
similar to a spring.
Phase contrast
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPXvoopwjo4
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Nematode

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Hi Ecki.
It is too small and does not present the internal structures of a nematode, you have idea which nematode can be?
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Hi Carlos,

some of those 28.000 different Nematodes are pretty small. I have no idea which one this could be. It is no bacteria and not Spirulina - they move differently.

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Post by carlos.uruguay »

Thank you Ecki
I've seen in the same sample very similar to the video bodies,
but more small... they have a way to 'spring' spiral that I haven't seen in any other body
I will look to see if I find any similar species of nematode, but I am not very convinced

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It look like some kind of bacterium! :roll: :?:
perhaps it has a "thungsten lamp filament" shape?
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Hi Arturo.
I think, without security, which is a bacterium.
Because I've seen other more small.
All with "thungsten lamp filament" shape
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The same organism with immersion objective:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPXvoopwjo4
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