Description This ciliate is Mesodinium rubrum, a very common planktonic ciliate which usually relies on photosynthesis rather than eating phytoplankton. It contains chloroplasts from cryptophyte algae. It is about 30 microns long.Author Dolan, JohnJPG file - 207.38 kB - 553 x 553 pixels
Extra information Camera Maker: Canon Camera Model: Canon PowerShot G6 Original Time Taken: 2006:01:17 16:43:26 Time Digitized: 2006:01:17 16:43:26 Shutter Speed: 1/40 sec Aperture: f/3 Exposure Compensation: -0.33 EV Flash Fired: No Flash Original Width: 553 pixels Original Height: 553 pixels Orientation: 1: Normal (0 deg) White Balance: 1 Focal Length: 28.8125 mm Focal Length Equivalent in 35mm Film: 799.28052326718
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