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Sea Sparkle Noctiluca scintillans

Observer

snigdhasehgal

Date

March 17, 2019 04:19 AM UTC

Description

Green/blue florescence seen in the sea at night. Image as observed through basic compound light microscope under 10x magnification (total magnification including eyepiece: 100x).
Round cells Approx 1-2mm in diameter, with flagella and numerous green organisms zooming about freely inside.

Sea Sparkle - Photo (c) Maria Antónia Sampayo, Instituto de Oceanografia, Faculdade Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, some rights reserved (CC BY)
pranay1's ID: Sea Sparkle (Noctiluca scintillans)
Added on April 16, 2019.
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ajamalabad

Date

November 11, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Anthopleura anjunae - Photo (c) Gaurav Patil, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
pranay1's ID: Anthopleura anjunae, a member of Sea Anemones (Order Actiniaria)
Added on March 23, 2019.
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ajamalabad

Date

November 11, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Anthopleura - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
pranay1's ID: Genus Anthopleura, a member of Sea Anemones (Order Actiniaria)
Added on March 23, 2019.
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ajamalabad

Date

November 11, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Anthopleura anjunae - Photo (c) Gaurav Patil, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
pranay1's ID: Anthopleura anjunae, a member of Sea Anemones (Order Actiniaria)
Added on March 23, 2019.
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ajamalabad

Date

November 11, 2018 02:26 PM IST
Anthopleura - Photo (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY)
pranay1's ID: Genus Anthopleura, a member of Sea Anemones (Order Actiniaria)
Added on November 16, 2018.
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