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

Figure 25. A large ciliate in a stained preparation from a fecal direct smear stained with Wright-Giemsa. The morphology of this organism is suggestive of Biggaria spp., possibly B. bermudense.

Credit: Nicole Stacy, UF College of Veterinary Medicine