Typical biocoenosis of Suctoria (Podophrya spec.) with Peritricha on filaments of the red alga Ceramium diaphanum . Peritricha (not only the ones with ) don´t act as prey for the Suctoria. indicates 25 µm.
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.
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