A busy hunter(1)
This slender ciliate 300 microns long is busily looking for food. It repeatedly darts forward and backward, and sometimes changes directions. The ciliate happens to catch a diatom in its mouth, but soon spits it out.
Commentary by Prof. Yuji Tsukii, Hosei University
This organism is Uroleptus .
Sampling Date : 27 May 2009
Sampling Site : Hirose River A Google Map