Tow 3, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. Photoed by Hwan Su Yoon. Image copyright: image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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ATOL protistology workshop 2005
|Description of Akashiwo sanguinea: This is a large species with a pentagonal cell outline. The apex is rounded. The sulcus deeply excavates the hypotheca. A. sanguinea contains chloroplasts which radiate from the centre of the cells. A. sanguinea has been associated with fish kills and might be toxic. |