Thraustochytrid, small group of protists with rounded body and thin extending and branching pseudopodia. Mostly consuming dissolved organic matter from detrital material. Phase contrast. This image taken by Michele Bahr and David Patterson of material collected from the water column and the margins of Lake Toolik (Alaska, USA) in August, 2001. Image copyright: Michele Bahr and D. J. Patterson, used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Lake Toolik, Arctic Alaska
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