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Micrographs of cyanobacteria

This section contains images of cyanobacteria under magnification for general identification purposes. They are not intended to be used for specific algal identification and are not indicated for recommendations of treatment or other control methods. Natural coloration may be altered by preservation or optics.

Ammatoidea normannii
Anabaena ambigua
Anabaena circinalis
Anabaena crassa
Anabaena eucompacta
Anabaena flos-aquae
Anabaena fusca
Anabaena lemmermannii
A. lemmermannii akinetes
Anabaena macrospora
Anabaena mendotae
Anabaena planctonica
Anabaena smithii
Anabaenopsis circularis
Anabaenopsis cunningtonii
Anabaenopsis elenkii
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae
Aphanizomenon gracile
Aphanizomenon cf. klebahnii
Aphanizomenon skujae
Aphanocapsa delicatissma
Aphanocapsa holsatica
Aphanocapsa incerta
Aphanocapsa planctonica
Aphanothece bacilloidea
Aphanothece clathrata
Aphanothece elabens
Aphanothece stagnina
Aphanothece variabilis
Arthrospira cf. fusiformis
Arthrospira jenneri
Arthrospira maxima
Borzia sp.
Calothrix sp.
Chamaesiphon sp.
Chroococcus dispersus
Chroococcus distans
Chroococcus mipitanensis
Chroococcus occidentalis
Chroococcus prescottii
Chroococcus schizodermaticus
Chroococcus turgidus
Chrysosporum ovalisporum
Coelomoron sp.
Coelomoron pusillum Lester
Coelosphaerium sp.
Cronbergia sp.
Cuspidothrix issatschenkoi
Cyanocatena sp.
Cyanocystis sp.
Cyanodictyon sp.
Cyanogranis ferruginea
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Cylindrospermum licheniforme
Eucapsis parallelepipedon
Geitlerinema splendidum
Glaucospira sp.
Gloeocapsa sp.
Gloeothece membranacea
Gloeothece cf. opalothecata
Gloeotrichia echinulata
Gloeotrichia natans
Gomphosphaeria semen-vitis
Hapalosiphon sp.
Heteroleibleinia sp.
Homoeothrix sp. (apical end)
Homoeothrix sp.(basal end)
Hydrococcus sp.
Jaaginema sp.
Johannesbaptistia pellucida
Komvophoron constrictum
Lemmermanniella sp.
Leptolyngbya sp.
Limnothrix redekei
Lyngbya wollei
Merismopedia punctata
Microchaete sp.
Microcoleus lacustris
Microcystis aeruginosa
Microcystis botrys
Microcystis panniformis
Microcystis virdis
Microcystis wesenbergii
Nodularia spumigena
Nostoc commune
Nostochopsis lobata
Oscillatoria limosa
Oscillatoria princeps
Phormidium cf. retzii
Phormidium favosum
Planktolyngbya contorta
Planktolyngbya limnetica
Planktothrix agardhii
Plectonema sp.
Pseudanabaena limnetica
Radiocystis geminata
Rhabdoderma lineare
Romeria cf. elegans
Scytonema coactile
Snowella lacustris
Snowella litoralis
Sphaerospermopsis aphanizomenoides
Spirulina meneghiniana

Spirulina subsalsa
Stichosiphon regularis
Stigonema sp.
Synechococcus cf. nidulans
Synechocystis aquatilis
Tapinothrix sp.
Tolypothrix tenuis
Trichodesmium sp
Woronichinia naegeliana

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