AQUACULTURE

 

Digital microscope images taken from salt water sample, February 22, 2007.
(Brunswick Community College, Supply, North Carolina, Aquaculture Lab).

Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Hi Sharon:

Nice job on the microscopy!  Here's what I can identify easily:

#1 & 6 -- not sure about that orange ball, but it is neat!

#2 -- some kind of cyclopoid copepod

#3-5 -- possibly a centric diatom (/Coscinodiscus/ sp.)

#7 -- possibly the same, but a dead cell

microbe #8 -- a pennate diatom (/Pleurosigma/ sp.)

#8 -- possibly a foraminiferan (the snail-like organism)

#9-10 -- look like chains of diatoms (/Leptocylindrus/ sp.)

#11-13 -- not sure, but 11 and 13 look like a green alga

#14 -- looks like a blue fiber

#15 -- looks like a chain of /Leptocylindrus/ sp.

#16 -- /Asterionella/ sp., a diatom chain

#17 -- /Odontella/ sp. a diatom

#18 -- has a chain of /Melosira/ sp or /Skeletonema/ sp. (possibly) and
several /Navicula/ sp. (possibly)

The first 2 "worm" video clips are nematodes.

Video clips 3 and 4 have chains of diatoms, and possibly a couple of
rotifers twirling around.

Video clips 5 through 9 are of /Pleurosigma/ sp. cruising around.

That's the best I can do right now, particularly since there's no scale
to get a feeling for size!

Hope this information is useful.

Terri

>
> Hi all,
>
> Please, feel free to identify any of the organisms I've got today...
> some came out fairly clear and colorful, including some nice, but
> short video clips.
>
> I appreciate Terri's input earlier today, and would appreciate
> anything Chad or John might add on any of the organisms, including
> species/classification. The bright orange ball is of special
> interest... very pretty.
>
>
> Thanks again, Sharon
>

--
Terri Kirby Hathaway
Marine Education Specialist
North Carolina Sea Grant
www.ncseagrant.org

Salt Water sample under Microscope
Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Hours later the water is beginning to dry up on the slide and closing in...

Salt Water sample under Microscope
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Salt Water Sample under Microscope
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Microscopic Worm Videos

Salt Water sample under Microscope

  • microscope_worm_01.wmv, 1990 k
    Salt Water sample under Microscope
  • microscope_worm_02.wmv, 1990 k
    Salt Water sample under Microscope
  • microscope_worm_03.wmv, 1990 k
  • microscope_worm_04.wmv, 1983 k
    Salt Water sample under Microscope
  • microscope_worm_05.wmv, 1998 k
  • microscope_worm_06.wmv, 1717 k
    Salt Water sample under Microscope
  • microscope_worm_07.wmv, 1983 k
  • microscope_worm_08.wmv, 1998 k
  • microscope_worm_09.wmv, 1983 k

     

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