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Protozoa and Invertebrates

  • Amoeba, live

    Amoeba proteus. Phylum: Rhizopoda. Class: Lobosea. Qty: 20. Amoeba are protozoans that consist of a single cell (unicellular).  Whilst most protozoans are microscopic, some amoeba can reach 4-5mm.  Amoeba proteus achieves a size of around...

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  • Daphnia, live

    Daphnia, live

    Daphnia - water fleas. Phylum: Arthropoda. Class: Crustacea. Sub-order: Cladocera. Qty: 40. Daphnia are commonly known as Water Fleas due to their size, shape and movement. They are found in ponds and waterways. Their transparent shell covers their...

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  • Leeches, live

    Leeches. Qty: 10. Freshwater jawless leeches are annelids.  They have a flattened body shape and an anterior sucker which helps them attach to surfaces and prey organisms.  They are typically found in detritus, on water plants or at the edge...

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  • Midori  Xtra DNA Stain

    Midori Xtra DNA Stain

    MIDORIGreen Xtra – Non-Carcinogenic DNA Stain Of The Latest Generation – Ultra-Sensitive For LED Illumination MIDORIGreen Xtra is a new highly sensitive green fluorescent stain for a safe visualization of DNA and RNA in agarose gels...

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  • Mixed pond life, live

    Mixed Pond Life. Included in the mixed pond life culture is a variety of microscopic and macroscopic organisms, and some pond weed species. Microscopic Examination: Microscopic specimens possibly present include: Paramecium, Euglena, Rotifers, Stentor,...

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  • Ostracods, live

    Ostracods. Phylum: Arthropoda. Sub Phylum: Crustacea. Class: Ostracoda. Qty: 40. Also known as seed shrimps. They can be found in both seawater and, more commonly, in fresh water lakes and ponds. Dark grey/black in colour, the ostracod has a bivalved...

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  • Paramecium caudatum, live

    Paramecium caudatum, live

    Paramecium caudatum. Qty: Hundreds in 100 mL volume. Paramecium are typical organisms of the class Ciliata, and are commonly found in fresh water in the presence of decaying vegetable matter.  The surface of these organisms is covered by thousands...

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  • Planaria, live

    Planaria - flatworms. Phylum: Platyhelminthes. Class: Turbellaria. Qty: 10. Flatworms are slow moving and thin, and may grow to around 10-15mm in length.  They are omnivorous animals feeding partly on prey and partly by scavenging.  They...

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  • Protozoa mix, live

    This protozoan mixture is representative of the microscopic specimens that are included in our 'Mixed Pond Life' culture. The contents vary each day in accordance with availability. Microscopic specimens that may be present (but not necessarily)...

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  • Rotifers, live

    Rotifers. Qty: 50. Rotifers, or "wheel animals", are members of the Phylum Rotifera, and are commonly found free-swimming in fresh water, or crawling on plants and decaying organic matter. Smaller than most protozoa, they are structurally complex, and...

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  • Snails, pondwater, live

    Snails - Pondwater variety 'ramshorn'. Qty: 10.  Not available in Western Australia. Snails belong to the large phylum of animals known as the molluscs.  They have coiled shells and move by secreting mucus from their large, muscular foot...

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  • Stentor, live

    Stentor. Qty: 20. Stentor is a single celled motile ciliate, member of the Sub-Kingdom Protozoa. Phylum: Ciliophora. Order: Heterotrichida. Family: Stentoridae. Measuring approximately 0.1-0.3 mm in size, Stentor are barely visible to the naked eye...

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  • Vinegar eels, live

    Vinegar Eels. Qty: Hundreds. Vinegar Eels, Anguillula aceti (Phylum Nematoda) are free living non-parasitic round worms that are adapted to living in a low pH (acidic) medium. They are 1-2 mm in length, making them just visible to the naked eye.

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  • Worms, freshwater aquatic, live

    Freshwater Aquatic Worms.  Qty: 20. These worms are typically found in detritus of freshwater ponds. They have a red respiratory pigment. Freshwater aquatic worms are available in a culture of 20 individuals supplied in a 120ml vial.

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