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Synchaeta baltica - full view and posterior view

Photograph on left taken by Dr. John Dolan from Station Zoologique, Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France, while doing research at SERC.

This rotifer is commonly found throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. It is an important phytoplankton grazer. Pink color is from Rose Bengal in the fixative.

Microzooplankton