Close-up view of Asterococcus limneticus
. In the center of the cell we see a pyrenoid amidst the stellate chloroplast. In addition, the right cell shows the nucleus (1) and the two contractile vacuoles (2).
Sample from sphagnum pond Dosenmoor near Neumuenster (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Images were taken using Zeiss Axioplan with Canon 600D CCD camera.
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