HM - 2013

2013 // HM // Dr. John Dolan // CNRS/University of Paris, Zoologic Station // Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Specimen: Rhizoplegma boreale, a radiolarian from the Antarctic. This microscopic grazer traps prey using psuedopods running along its spiked arms. The star-shapped organism in the background is a silicoflagellate (phytoplankton, plant-like cell).
Technique: Image stack, differential interference contrast, 20x objective
Tags: Plankton // Interference Microscopy // 3D Microscopy

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