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Montastrea annularis Coral Polyp Cross-Section

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Created 09/19/2006

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.


  • Bruce Fouke , Department of Geology, Institute of Genomic Biology, and Department of Microbiology
  • Roy Johnson , Department of Geology
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