GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of a sessile suctorian ciliate Dendrosoma radians, attached to a cladophora alga filament. Dendrosoma suctorian ciliates have a worm-shaped lorica. Suctorian ciliates feed by extracellular digestion with their sticky tentacles. Microscopic contrast technique : Differential interference contrast. Magnification 400x when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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