Caption: Microscopic view of Spirogyra, a green alga found in pond water and named after the spiral arrangement of its chloroplasts. It appears as a greenish-brown scum on pond surfaces. Spirogyra helps provide cover for other pond organisms and is an important food source. Recorded under Nomarski DIC with a horizontal field of view of approximately 1000 microns.

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Keywords: alga, cell, cells, colonial, colony, filament, film, freshwater, green, helical, mass, micro, microorganism, plankton, plant, plant-like, plantlike, pond, protist, scum, single, spirogyra, spirogyra green algae, strand, unicellular, zygnematales

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Spirogyra green algae

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