Marine Plankton Beasties

Crab megalopa

 

Bryazeoa

Bryazeoa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diatom marine

 

Bryazeoa

Bryazeoa

 

 

 

Weed attached diatoms

 

Weed with diatoms X40 Nikon Diaphot DIC

 

Vorticella x16 DIC flash

 

Thing with a bad hairday, find name later

Diatoms florescence 450nm Acridine orange showing the hinge bond between each diatom.

 

Green Fluorescence Protein on Obelia Hydroids

 

Snakelocks anemone UV flourescence

 

Snakelocks anemone UV flourescence

 

Octalopa

 

 

Planktonic Diatoms

 

Diatom spiral structure

Licmophora flabellata Diatoms

 

Licmophora flabellata

Licmophora flabellata

Star ascidium Botrylloides schlosseri

 

hydroids  addition of acidine orange at 450nm light

 

Caprella  skeleton shrimp

 

 

Caprella given birth

Star acidium

Sea  urchin

Hydroid

 

Hydroid

 

polychaete worm  underside

 

polychaete worm  upperside

bryozoan

 

 

medusa  autoflorescence at 450nm

 

medusa

 

sponge

sponge spicules

sponge

One thought on “Marine Plankton Beasties”

  1. Absolutely fabululous images Mike … makes me feel like a tinker! Have you thought of running a workshop group for photomicrography? If so, I would certainly be interested and I know quite a few others would also.

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