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

Figure 26. This elongated ciliate was readily identified in a fecal cytology specimen stained with Wright-Giemsa. The morphology of this organism is suggestive of Amphileptus punctatus.

Credit: Nicole Stacy, UF College of Veterinary Medicine