Chroococcus turgidus (Cyanobacteria, Chroococcales) is common in Lake Kinneret in recent years. In this unusual photograph a choanoflagellate is attached to its outer shell. This image was taken by Alla Alster using an Olympus BX50 Microscope equipped with DIC optics. The copyright holders of this image are Alla Alster & Tamar Zohary and the image is used by micro*scope with agreement of the authors.
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Lake Kinneret planktonic life forms
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