Actinosphaerium protozoan, micrograph

Actinosphaerium protozoan, micrograph


Rights Managed


Protozoan ingesting rotifer. Phase contrast light micrograph of a close-up of an Actinosphaerium sp. heliozoa protozoan, showing rotifers (centre) that it has ingested. This single-celled freshwater organism has many pseudopodia radiating outwards from its cell body that are used for capturing prey. A peripheral layer of large vacuoles assist in floatation. Rotifers are microscopic aquatic animals that are related to roundworms. Magnification: x200 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}