From Monday's water sample.
GONYAULAX POLYGRAmma or digitalis?
Currently known as Tripos hircus.
Possibly Takayama takayama, tasmanica or pulchella
Possibly Takayama takayama, tasmanica or pulchella?
The dinoflagellates (Greek δῖνος dinos "whirling" and Latin flagellum "whip, scourge") are a large group of flagellate protists. Most are marine plankton, but they are common in fresh water habitats as well. Their populations are distributed depending on temperature, salinity, or depth. Many dinoflagellates are known to be photosynthetic, but a large fraction of these are in fact mixotrophic, combining photosynthesis with ingestion of prey, (phagotrophy). In terms of number of species, dinoflagellates form one of...