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Phytoplankton (Algae) and Zooplankton
Collected and Identified
in Little Fresh Pond and Black's Nook
by Squizzle Plekavich
 
 
PHOTOS of some Fresh Pond Algae taken by Squizzle
2024
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Black's Nook: 1:40 p.m., 2/10/24.
Water temperature  40.5 degrees, under 1/4 inch partial ice cover.
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon 
Trachelomonas
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond: 1:25 p.m., 2/10/24.
Water temperature 43.5 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Fragilaria (< 1/ml)
Cosmarium
Staurastrum
Asterionella
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook: 3:05 p.m., 1/10/24.
Water temperature 38.1 degrees F. (under partial , 1/4  inches of ice) 
Phytoplankton
Synura 
Dinobryon
Trachelomonas
Zooplankton
Cladocerans 
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Brachionus)
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Little Fresh Pond: 2:50 p.m., 1/10/24.
Water temperature 40.2 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Fragilaria 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers