MICRO*SCOPE   Taxonomic classification according to arcella.nl (Siemensma, F. J., Microworld, world of amoeboid
  organisms. World-wide electronic publication, Kortenhoef, the Netherlands) for amoeboid organisms
  or Encyclopedia of Life for all others.
    Eucaryota : SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria) : Stramenopiles : Ochrophyta : Bacillariophyta : Bacillariophyceae : Bacillariophycidae : Cymbellales : Rhoicospheniaceae
Rhoicosphenia abbreviata

Rhoicosphenia abbreviata live as epibiont on red alga Polysiphonia fibrillosa together with Cocconeis and filamentous colonies of the cyanobacteria. The fine filaments belong to genus Pseudanabaena, and the wider filament inserting on the stalk of Rhoicosphenia belongs to genus Homeothrix. Scale bar indicates 10 µm.

Collected from Bodden, the brackish waters lying between the isles of Hiddensee and Ruegen (German Baltic Sea). This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Hiddensee Bodden (Germany)  
Latitude: 54.582633     Longitude: 13.115051

Rhoicosphenia abbreviata als Aufwuchs auf der Rotalge Polysiphonia fibrillosa, zusammen mit Cocconeis und fädigen Cyanobacterienkolonien. Die dünneren gehören zur Gattung Pseudanabaena, die Dickere direkt am Gallertstiel gehört zur Gattung Homeothrix. Multiebenen-Abbildung, manuell gestapelt. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 10 µm.
Probe aus dem Hiddenseer Bodden. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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