MICRO*SCOPE Encyclopedia of Life classification
    Eucaryota : SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria) : Stramenopiles : Ochrophyta : Bacillariophyta : Mediophyceae
Mediopyxis helysia

Image shows chloroplasts, small sparkling droplets of storage polysaccharide chrysolaminarin used as carbohydrate food reserve, and the fine tubes of the labiate processes (rimoportulae). The image was built up using several photomicrographic frames with manual stacking technique. Scale bar indicates 50 µm.
Sample from North Sea near Heligoland (spring diatom bloom). Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: North Sea around Heligoland  
Latitude: 54.186311     Longitude: 7.895034

Das Bild zeigt Chloroplasten, das Speicher-Polysaccharid Chrysolaminarin als kleine, stark lichtbrechende Tröpfchen und die dünnen Röhren der Lippenfortsätze (Rimoportulae). Multiebenen-Abbildung, manuell gestapelt. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 50 µm.
Probe aus der Nordsee vor Helgoland in der Zeit der Frühjahrsblüte. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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