Image of the Week - September 19, 2006

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Montastrea annularis Coral Polyp Cross-Section

This brightfield tiled image of a coral (Montastrea annularis) polyp, collected this spring in Curacao, was taken using the fluorescence microscope. It represents 117 (13 x 9) stitched and tiled images, each about 1300 x 1000 pixels, and was taken at an original magnification of 20x.

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Uploaded Tue Sep 19 09:36:23 2006 by Jonathan Ekman

Updated Wed Feb 3 09:55:27 2010 by Daniel E. Weber