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43.4 x 28.7 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.3 in (300dpi)
MAREK MIS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MAREK MIS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Desmid and Dictyosphaerium green algae. Darkfield illuminated polarised light micrograph of a Micrasterias apiculata desmid (centre) and Dictyosphaerium ehrenbergianum green algae (upper left) with a Sphagnum sp. moss leaf (blue). Desmids are a common group of freshwater single-celled algae that have intricate cell walls. Micrasterias is highly adapted to nutrient poor, acidic water. Magnification: x200 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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