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Aristerostoma sp CCAP 1603/1

Aristerostoma sp.

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Aristerostoma sp. is a marine ciliate protist. Ciliates have their body covered by tiny hairs that help them to move in very characteristic ways and help with prey capture for feeding, as ciliates do not have chloroplasts and therefore they are not photosinthetic.

Division/Phylum: Ciliates/Ciliophora
Class: Colpodea
Order: Cyrtolophosidida
CCAP Ref: CCAP 1603/1
Required Medium: f/2 + wheat grain
Environment: Marine

30ml pack size, suitable for 30 students.

Store at room temperature (14-24°C) away from direct sunlight. Shake before pipetting onto slide & viewing under microscope.

Darwin Biological's algae and protozoa samples are produced in partnership with the Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa (CCAP) and are only available for UK schools and colleges to purchase. Please visit to purchase if you are a university or commercial customer.

*There is a 2-3 week lead time, demand dependent, when ordering this specimen*

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