2014 Photomicrography Competition
Charles B. Krebs
Charles Krebs Photography
- Subject Matter:
Conochilus unicornis (rotifer), actively feeding- see: Rotifer
Differential Interference Contrast
This image is of a Conochilus unicornis colony. This rotifer species forms a free floating spherical colony. Several individuals are actively feeding (some with eggs). There are about 2200 known species of rotifers, and live specimens are extremely interesting to observe through the microscope.