Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Press Room
19 January 2011

Images related to the MBARI News Release
Newly-discovered group of algae live in both fresh water and oceans—
may have world-wide distribution.

Note: These images may not be copied, reprinted, or used without explicit permission from MBARI. Members of the media needing higher-resolution versions should contact Kim Fulton-Bennett, kfb@mbari.org, 831-775-1835.

Collecting water samples in mid Pacific

MBARI researchers Adam Monier and Martin Suro deploying a water sampler in the North Pacific. Some samples from these waters were found to contain algae in the newly discovered group of rappemonads.
Image: Alexandra Worden © 2010 MBARI


Sebastian Sudek with algae cultures

Senior Research Technician Sebastian Sudek checks algae cultures in an incubator.
Image: Jane J. Lee © 2011 MBARI


Sebastian Sudek working in lab

Senior Research Technician Sebastian Sudek in the Worden lab at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
Image: Jane J. Lee © 2011 MBARI


Sebastian Sudek working in lab

Senior Research Technician Sebastian Sudek working at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
Image: Jane J. Lee © 2011 MBARI


stained rappemonad cells

A collection of rappemonad cells photographed by a high-powered microscope. Each cell contains at least two chloroplasts (green dots) and a nucleus (blue dots).
Images from Kim, Harrison, Sudek et al. PNAS 2010


Last updated: Jan. 19, 2011