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parasitised tintinnid or "Be careful, you can become what you eat"

parasitised tintinnid or "Be careful, you can become what you eat"
Description: The image shows 3 specimens of Eutintinnus fraknoii; 'normal, 'cytoplasm consumed by a parasite' and a lorica or shell full of newly formed parasites. All 3 specimens are from a sample taken at 50 meters depth at a station off the coast of Chile.
Author: Dolan, John
JPG file - 2.46 MB - 2128 x 2270 pixels
added on 2006-05-12 - 887 views
WoRMS taxa
Eutintinnus fraknoii (Daday, 1887)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Dolan, John 2013-03-15

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