Interesting Algae Micro-Organisms on Electron Microscopy

Interesting Algae Micro-organisms on Electron Microscopy by Jeffrey Dach MD

Coccolithophore (phylum Plankton)

This is Plankton, a one-celled plant (using photosynthesis) living in the ocean.   The outer “hubcaps” are called coccolithophores made of limestone (calcite or chalk). about 0.001 mm in diameter. courtesy of MArine Education Society.


Another one….this has Trumpets on the outer coating.Courtesy of nannotax.

Discosphaera tubifera; scalebar 1 micron.

……………..Another different ..courtesy of Mikrotax_Nannotax3

Courtesy of Paleocast  Umbilicosphaera sibogae by ZEISS Microscopy, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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