Typical biocoenosis of Suctoria (Podophrya spec.) with Peritricha on filaments of the red alga Ceramium diaphanum . Peritricha (not only the ones with lorica) don┤t act as prey for the Suctoria. Scale bar indicates 25 Ám.
Collected from Bodden, the brackish waters lying between the isles of Hiddensee and Ruegen (German Baltic Sea). This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.
This image was taken by Wolfgang Bettighofer. Image copyright by Wolfgang Bettighofer (www.protisten.de); image used under license to MBL.
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