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Free-Living Freshwater Protozoa: A Colour Guide

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: DJ Patterson

223 pages, Col photos, illus

Manson Publishing

Paperback | May 1996 | #53910 | ISBN: 1874545405
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #16088 | ISBN: 0723416834
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A useful teaching aid, this guide incorporates an easy-to-use informative identification key with 240 full colour, original photographs.

The quality of the photographs is remarkable and they have been printed with care...a delight to read. Environmental News An excellent book that fulfills a real need. Every amateur microscopist, biology teacher, and freshwater biologist should own a copy. The Quarterly Review of Biology


Collection, examination and recording of protozoa: definition and distinctions; microscopy and interpretation of results. Classification of protozoa; ciliates, flagellates, amoebae, non-protozoan taxa. Identification key: detailed, step-by-step drawings, supporting text, references. Protozoan communities: Planktonic, attached benthos, organically rich benthos, anoxin benthos, sewage treatment plan - each illustrated by drawings. Glossary of terms. extensive bibliography and references.

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