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Title: Electron Microscope Image: Micrasterias hardyi
Description: Depiction: A single celled micro alga, Desmid. Size of Recorded Feature: Cell size up to 350 micrometres. The gap between the mico-spines is approximately 4 micrometres. General Habitat: Freshwater bogs and acidic pools. Trophic Status: Autotrophe. Context: Image shows typical form. Preparation: The cell was dried by controlled dehydration and sputter coated with gold for scanning electron microscopy. Source of subject matter: Cultured material.
Microscopist: Ken Clarke
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Capture Date: 2016-03-24
Reference: A guide to the interpretation of the electron micrographs contained within the "Ken Clarke Collection"
Date created (original item): 1989-10-30
Subject Keywords: UltrastructureElectron micrographs
Taxonomic Depictions: Micrasterias hardyi

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This item is published under the licence: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
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Citation of this item should be as follows:
Clarke, Ken [Microscopist] (2016) Electron Microscope Image: Micrasterias hardyi [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/fbaia:1729

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