Akashiwo (ah-cash-ww-woe) sanguinea (previously Gymnodinium sanguinea) has an equatorial flagellum lying in a groove (girdle or cingulum) near the centre of the cell and a second flagellum trailing behind the cell and arising in a longitudinal groove or sulcus. This species is flattened, and has plastids. Phase contrast microscopy.
data on this strain. This image is of material from Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Culture of Marine Phytoplankton, images taken by David Patterson and Bob Andersen. Image copyright: Bob Andersen and D. J. Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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