Tiny animal in the pond water from under the ice.
Encontrado en el lago principal de la USBI en una practica de laboratorio.
Difficult to image due to rapid motility trapped in a drop of water between slide and cover
Philodina sp Rotifer Among Haemococcus pluvialis Palmelloid Cells in a Pond @SSQ
Nadando entre alga filamentosa
The rotifers (Rotifera, commonly called wheel animals) make up a phylum of microscopic and near-microscopic pseudocoelomate animals. They were first described by Rev. John Harris in 1696, and other forms were described by Anton van Leeuwenhoek in 1703. Most rotifers are around 0.1–0.5 mm long (although their size can range from 50 μm to over 2 millimeters), and are common in freshwater environments throughout the world with a few saltwater species; for example, those of genus Synchaeta. Some...