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Phytoplankton (Algae) and Zooplankton
Collected and Identified
in Little Fresh Pond and Black's Nook

PHOTOS of some Fresh Pond Algae taken by Squizzle

 TOTAL SPECIES LIST 2003-2018

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by Squizzle Plekavich
2019
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 2:15pm , 9/7/19.
Water temperature 67.4 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Ankistrodesmus
Desmidium
Spirogyra
Closterium
Mougeotia
Euglena
Synura
Spinocosmarium
Lyngbya
Oscillatoria
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 2:30pm,  9/7/19.
Water temperature 70.9 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Staurastrum (1/ml)
Synura (1/ml)
Pediastrum
Microspora
Coelastrum
Closterium
Fragilaria
Euglena
Phacus
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods (Cyclops)
Rotifers (Asplanchna)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 1:25pm , 8/31/19.
Water temperature 71.8 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Ankistrodesmus
Microspora
Spirogyra
Oedogonium
Euglena 
Mougeotia
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 1:40pm , 8/31/19. 
Water temperature 77.4 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Staurastrum (4/ml)
Euglena (2/ml)
Closterium (1/ml)
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Chlamydomonas (1/ml)
Synura
Peridinium
Coelastrum
Microspora
Tetrapedia ?
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 7:05am  7/27/19.
Water temperature 73.9 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microspora
Oedogonium
Sphaerozosma
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond:  7:30am , 7/27/19.
Water temperature 77.8 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Coelastrum  (<1/ml)
Pediastrum
Peridinium
Microspora
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Ostracods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 1:45pm , 6/29/19.
Water temperature 78.5 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Ceratium
Fragilaria
Euglena 
Oedogonium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond: 2:00pm , 6/29/19.
Water temperature 81.7 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Ceratium (< 1/ml )
Peridinium
Bulbochaete
Spirogyra
Spinocosmarium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 6:15 am , 5/27/19.
Water temperature  69.4 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Golenkinia 
Ceratium
Docidium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers (Conochilus)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 6:35 am , 5/27/19. 
Water temperature 69.7 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Staurastrum (12/ml)
Coelastrum  (1/ml)
Pediastrum
Closterium 
Bulbochaete
unknown diatom
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook  2:10pm,  4/27/19
Water temperature  57.9 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microspora
Spirogyra
Oedogonium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers  (Keratella)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond  2:25pm,  4/27/19.
Water temperature  57.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Asterionella  (4/ml)
Scenedesmus  (1/ml)
Microspora
Trachelomonas
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina, Daphnia)
Copepods  (Cyclops)
Rotifers (Asplanchna)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 2:35pm,  3/30/19
Water temperature 52.6 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Spirogyra
Peridinium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Asplanchna)
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond: 2:15 pm , 3/30/19
Water temperature 53.0 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Asterionella (11/ml)
Synura (7/ml)
Dinobryon (5/ml)
Chlamydomonas (3/ml)
Uroglenopsis (2/ml)
Oedogonium
Bulbochaete
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 2:05 pm, 2/23/19
Water temperature 33.9 degrees F  (under 7 inches of ice). 
Phytoplankton
Peridinium
Dinobryon
Microspora
Zooplankton
Cladocerans 
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Brachionus)
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond:2:30 pm, 2/23/19.
Water temperature 38.3 degrees F ( under ~ 1.5 inches of ice).
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon ( 1/ml )
Fragilaria
Bulbochaete
Microspora
Oedogonium
Desmidium
Chlamydomonas
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella)
 
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook:  2:40 pm, 1/26/19.
Water temperature 32.4 degrees F (under ~ 7 inches of ice). 
Phytoplankton
Peridinium
Dinobryon
Microspora
Zooplankton
Cladocerans 
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella, Asplanchna)
 
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond: 3:00 pm, 1/26/19.
Water temperature 34.5  degrees F (under ~4 inches of ice)
Phytoplankton
Chlamydomonas (1/ml)
Asterionella
Staurastrum
Oedogonium
Bulbochaete
Closterium
Fragilaria
Pediastrum
Palmella
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Keratella)