Volvox - 100x

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A live Volvox seen at 100x magnification.  Volvox is a colonial green alga that is composed of many individual photosynthetic cells that link together into a hollow shell.  The large green dot is likely either a daughter colony or gamete-producing cells forming inside the shell.
A live Volvox seen at 100x magnification. Volvox is a colonial green alga that is composed of many individual photosynthetic cells that link together into a hollow shell. The large green dot is likely either a daughter colony or gamete-producing cells forming inside the shell.
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Keywords:
  • algae
  • colonial
  • green algae
  • live
  • protists
  • volvox