Pfiesteria/Microscopy Video Clips 2017-11-29T09:59:33+00:00

CAAE Pfiesteria/Microscopy Video Clips

Pfiesteria feeding on sterile fish cells 1

Cytoplasmic extensions used as a
“feeding net” 2

Large egg yolk mass being ingested 2

Ingesting egg yolk particles with its peduncle 2

Cyclosis 1 1

Cyclosis 2 1

Gamete fusion 1

1Matthew Parrow, Ph.D. (Botany), 2003
Thesis: Feeding, reproduction, and sexuality in Pfiesteria spp. and cryptoperidiniopsoid estuarine
heterotrophic dinoflagellates

2Hayley Skelton, Ph.D. (MEAS; co-advisor, Dr. Dan Kamykowski), 2008
Thesis: Nutritional features and feeding behavior of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate, Pfiesteria shumwayae