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VM244: Diagnostic Methods for the Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Long-Spined Sea Urchin, Diadema antillarum

Figure 23. Large ciliates observed in fresh fecal smears from D. antillarum collected in the Florida Keys. This organism is likely Biggaria sp., possibly B. bermudense (200x).

Credit: Deborah Pouder, UF/IFAS