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Protozoology Research Data - 2014

These Pages are dedicated to my observations of the local, free living, fresh water, Protozoa, and other associated life forms.

Includes photos and video's from my research of the inhabitants from my local environment, mainly Humpybong Creek Redcliffe.

Some of the magnification stated in the image are not correct and should not be taken as the actual Magnification of the image.


 

Where.....

Backyard at Home & ...

Samples taken from approx 2kms upstream from sea entrance which has a few drains etc between the sea, which is primarily fresh water.

Areas where shallow, but running, most taken from the various pools the NW side of the Redcliffe Race Track.

Between the end of Sydney Street & Macdonald Road where the creek is concreted in park areas.....

 



Samples.....

 

Sample "A"

18th August 2014

Sample taken From dirty porcelain dish in Back Yard with water left after the rain, collected in the afternoon.

 

Different Mediums inoculated with sample on the 24th of August 2014.

1. Rice Medium

2. Egg Medium

3. Hay Medium

4. Soil Medium

5. Own Modified Nutrient Medium


Sample "B"

21st August 2014

Sample taken From Humpybong Creek as described above.

 

Different Mediums inoculated with sample on the 4th of August 2014.

1. Rice Medium

 

2. Egg Medium

 

 

3. Hay Medium

                CILIATES   

Bursaria

Bursaria truncatella - 24th September 2019

Stained with Rhodamine B.

Normal Glass Slide /  No Cover Slip

(Sampled 20 days after initial inoculation)

 


 

4. Soil Medium

5. Own Modified Nutrient Medium

 


Sample "C"

4th September 2014

Sample taken From Humpybong Creek as described above.

 

Different Mediums inoculated with sample on the 4th of August 2014.

1. Rice Medium

 

2. Egg Medium

 

3. Hay Medium

                    CILIATES

                                  Vorticella          

Colony of Vorticella campanula - 27th September 2014

Mounted on Glass Well Slide

(23 days after initial Inoculation)

 

 

 

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4. Soil Medium

5. Own Modified Nutrient Medium

6. Yeast

 


 

 

ALGAE & FUNGI

FLAGELLATES

 

 

 

 

BACTERIA

UNKNOWN OR UNIDENTIFIED

 

Weird, large colony of flagellates

 

Euglena

 

 

Stylonychia mytilis

 

Astramoeba radiosa

 

Diatom

Lionotus fasciola

 

Algae
  

Algae

 

Algae - note stem and bud

Diatom

 

Vorticella microstoma

Diatom

 

Astramoeba radiosa

Astramoeba radiosa

 

Cell Division

Epistylus niagarae

 

Diatom

Chilodonella cucullulus or Colipdium campylum?

 

Paramecium caudata, showing Cilia - stained with Lugols Solution

Paramecium caudata - stained with Lugols Solution

 

Paramecium caudata showing Cilia- stained with Lugols Solution

Unknown Ciliate

 

Diatom

Chilomonas paramecium

 

Diatom

Unknown Ciliate

 

Algae colonies

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Eosin

 

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Eosin

Chilomonas caudata - Stained with Eosin

 

Paramecium caudata - dividing - Stained with Methyl Orange

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Methyl Orange

 

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Methylene-Blue

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Methyl Orange

 

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Methylene-Blue

Paramecium caudata - Unstained

 

Unusual Fungi or Algae

Diatom

 

Paramecium caudata, shed its Cilia in response to the stain - Stained with Haematoxylin

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Haematoxylin

 

Algae - Stained with Haematoxylin

Paramecium caudata

 
 

Paramecium caudata, shed its Cilia in response to the stain - Stained with Lugols

 

Paramecium caudata - Stained with Lugols

 

Cell Division

 

Aspidisca lynceus - Stained with Lugols

 

Aspidisca lynceus - Stained with Lugols

Volvox

 

Halteria grandinella - Stained with Lugols