This image was taken using differential interference contrast optics.
This work was supported by the Australian Biological Resources Study. This image was provided by Shauna Murray, Mona Hoppenrath, Jacob Larsen, and David Patterson. Image copyright: Shauna Murray, Mona Hoppenrath, Jacob Larsen, and David Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Marine benthic dinoflagellates - NW Australia
|Description of Rhinodinium broomeense: Sand-dwelling dinoflagellate, type and at the time of writing sole species in the genus. Oval cell, with an anterior dorsal hook from which the genus gets its name, 48-70 microns long, 26-30 microns wide. Cingulum narrow, sulcus deep. Species described from NW Australian marine intertidal sediments by Murray, Hoppenrath, Preisfeld, Larsen, Yoshimatsu, Toriumi, and Patterson 2006. Journal of Phycology, 42: 934-942. |