Gloeotrichia echinulata Under Epifluorescent Microscope

Image: Gloeotrichia echinulata Under Epifluorescent Microscope

Detailed Description

This organism forms a colony that is the size of a pin head and can be seen floating in the water. Using ultra violet light, the filaments glow red from chlorophyll, while other pigments give various hues of purple, which may be a hint about the health of the cells.

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Image Dimensions: 1360 x 1024

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Location Taken: US