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Title: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
Description: The ciliated parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, more commonly known as white spot. Size can vary up to 1mm in diameter and the light horseshoe shaped nucleus can often be seen. There is only one species recognised and this image shows an unstained, live specimen examined through phase contrast microscopy.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:18:08
Subject Keywords: ich; white spot; ciliate; phase contrast microscopy
Taxonomic Keywords: ichthyophthirius multifiliis; Protozoa
Taxonomic Depictions: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) Ichthyophthirius multifiliis [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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