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A small ciliate is foraging

Among particles at the bottom of Hirose River, a small ciliate is foraging.


Commentary by Prof. Yuji Tsukii, Hosei University
This fairly small organism may be Cinetochilum margaritaceum.

http://protist.i.hosei.ac.jp/PDB/Im.....

It is often found in soils rich in humus (decomposing organic matter).

Sampling Date : 08 August 2009

Sampling Site : Hirose River A  Google Map

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