An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

Ciliate protozoa (Ciliophora Images)
Ciliophora (Phylum) > Intramacronucleata (Subphylum) > Ventrata (Infraphylum) > Nassophorea (Class) > Nassulida (Order)

Nassulidae (Family)

Nassula sp.? with Oscillatoria species of
cyanobacteria at Newlyn Harbour, 07.05.16.

Ciliophora (Phylum) > Intramacronucleata (Subphylum) > Ventrata (Infraphylum) > Oligohymenophorea (Class) > Peritrichia (Subclass) > Sessilida (Order)

Vorticellidae (Family)

Epistylis-like Vorticellid on annelid Phyllodoce mucosa

Vorticella or Pseudovorticella in pool on Ulva intestinalis

Colonial ciliate on stipe of Guiryi's Wrack, Fucus guiryi

Colonial ciliate on anascan bryozoan, Bugulina simplex

Colonial ciliate on hydrotheca of Dynamena pumila

Ciliophora (Phylum) > Postciliodesmatophora (Subphylum) > Heterotrichea (Class) > Heterotrichida (Order)

Folliculinidae (Family)

Member of the family Folliculinidae on the Dirty sea squirt, Ascidiella aspersa, 14.10.14.

Member of the family Folliculinidae on Red Tongue Weed,
Apoglossum ruscifolium, 30.06.15.

Member of the family Folliculinidae on bivalve, Prickly saddle oyster, Heteranomia squamula, 29.08.15.

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