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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany

Pseudo-nitzschia

Field Work

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Light Microscopy:

Cultured Samples

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Light Microscopy

Light microscopy was used in order to visualize cultured samples of Pseudo-nitzschia australis and Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries. Though the pennate shape and the propensity of these diatoms to maintain overlapping valve ends was certainly visible, not much detail can be observed.

Pseudo-nitzschia australis (400x, 1000x)

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Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries (400x, 400x))

phytoplankton phytoplankton

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Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009