Tadpole head t.s.
Tadpole abdominal t.s. Since they are bottom-feeders, the sections of gut are filled with the brown material we find cluttering up our pond water samples and on closer examination I even found diatoms.
A detail showing the spinal area surrounded by cross sections of the muscle tissue. The body below the spine appears to be adipose tissue.
Detail of muscle tissue.
Images made through a microscope. All subject types.