Image of Distinction
2012 Photomicrography Competition
Dr. Gordon William Beakes & Dr. Trevor Booth
School of Biology
Newcastle upon Tyne,
- Subject Matter:
Staurastrum, Kirchneriella, Akistrodesmus and Microthamnion (algae)- see: Algae
Algal Universe: The hidden world of a droplet of tarn water. This sample includes the amazing multi-armed desmid Staurastrum and colonies of comma-like Kirchneriella (lower left) as well as other micro-algae that form part of the lake plankton (Akistrodesmus and Microthamnion - lower right).