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    • Cryptophyta
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    • Criptomonas y parientes

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Observer

kimschulz

Date

September 12, 2014 04:15 PM EDT

Description

Brought back to lab and observed with microscope

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Description from Wikipedia

The cryptomonads (or cryptophytes) are a group of algae, most of which have plastids. They are common in freshwater, and also occur in marine and brackish habitats. Each cell is around 10–50 μm in size and flattened in shape, with an anterior groove or pocket. At the edge of the pocket there are typically two slightly unequal flagella.

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