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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 2003-2016

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by Squizzle Plekavich
2017
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 3:25pm, 10/28/17.
Water temperature 60.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Microspora
Ankistrodesmus
Pediastrum
Oscillatoria 
Navicula
Desmidium
Euglena 
Spirogyra
Tetraedron
Gymbella
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond: 3:45pm, 10/28/17.
Water temperature 64.6 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon (<1/ml)
Pediastrum
Scenedesmus
Microspora
Coelastrum
Euglena
Closterium
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers (Conochilus)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook:7:40 am , 9/10/17
Water temperature 63.8 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Closterium
Oedogonium
Spirogyra
Ankistrodesmus
Cosmarium
Euglena
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond:8:00am , 9/10/17
Water temperature 64.1 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Microcystis (~1000/ml)
Microspora
Coelastrum 
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans
Rotifers
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 8:10am,  8/26/17. 
Water temperature 68.4 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Eudorina 
Euglena
Ankistrodesmus
Oedogonium
Pediastrum
Selanastrum
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Rotifers 
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond: 8:30am,  8/26/17.
Water temperature 68.6 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Pediastrum (10/ml)
Euglena (1/ml)
Ceratium (1/ml)
Microcystis
Microspora 
Volvox
Navicula 
Palmella 
Coelastrum
Closterium 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Rotifers (Keratella, Conochilus)
 
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook: 9:25am , 7/29/17.
Water temperature 70.8 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Staurastrum
Spinocosmarium
Pediastrum
Ankistrodesmus
Palmella
Closterium
Eudorina
Micrasterias
Oedogonium
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods
Rotifers
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond: 9:40am , 7/29/17.
Water temperature 72.3 degrees F. 
Phytoplankton
Peridinium (2/ml)
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Coelastrum
Oscillatoria 
Microcystis
Microspora
Tribonema
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans 
Copepods
Rotifers (Asplanchna)
 
 
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook  2:00pm , 6/24/17.
Water temperature 82.4 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Fragilaria 
Spirogyra 
Mougeotia
Docidium
 
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans
Rotifers
 
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond 2:15pm, 6/24/17 
Water temperature 82.9 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Bulbochaete (2/ml)
Palmella (2/ml)
Spirogyra
Desmidium
Microcystis
Closterium
Pediastrum
Mougeotia
 
Zooplankton
Copepods (Cyclops)
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Rotifers (Keratella
 
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 3:35pm, 5/27/17.
Water temperature 71.3 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Ceratium
Spirogyra
Fragilaria
Pleurotaenium
unknow green alga
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Rotifers (Conochilus)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 3:55pm, 5/27/17.
Water temperature 71.5 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Spirogyra (5/ml)
Closterium (4/ml)
Oedogonium (2/ml)
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Fragilaria (1/ml)
Staurastrum (1/ml)
Microcytsis
Tabellaria 
Scenedesmus
Coelastrum
Euglena
Navicula
Desmidium
Stigeoclonium
Asterionella
Golenkinia 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Copepods
Ostracods
Rotifers 
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Black's Nook
Blacks's Nook 4:00pm, 4/29/17.
Water temperature 70.4 degrees F
 
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Docidium
Ceratium
Peridinium
Gonatozygon
Lyngbya
Staurastrum
Spirogyra
 
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans
Rotifers (Keratella, Synchaeta, Asplanchna)
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Little Fresh Pond 
Little Fresh Pond  3:40pm, 4/29/17.
Water temperature 71.3 degrees F.
 
Phytoplankton
Asterionella (33/ml)
Dinobryon (7/ml)
Trachelomonas (2/ml)
Pediastrum (1/ml)
Closterium (1/ml)
Tabellaria 
Fragilaria 
Spirogyra
Oscillatoria
 
Zooplankton
Copepods (Cyclops)
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Rotifers (Keratella
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 3:00pm, 3/25/17
Water temperature 41.2 degrees F
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Uroglenopsis
Chlamydomonas
Mallomonas
Oedogonium
Fragilaria
Synura
Scenedesmus
Anabaena
The Synura, Uroglenopsis, Dinobryon association returns  
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Copepods (Cyclops, Bryocamptus?)
Rotifers (Keratella, Filinia, Synchaeta)
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond, 3:15pm, 3/25/17 
Water temperature 39.6 degrees F 
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon (102/ml)
Uroglenopsis (40/ml)
Synura (12/ml)
Asterionella (6/ml)
Tabellaria (1/ml)
Centritractus (2/ml)
Oscillatoria
The Synura, Uroglenopsis, Dinobryon association returns
Zooplankton
Copepods
Cladocerans (Bosmina)
Rotifers (Keratella, Synchaeta, Brachionus, Asplanchna)
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Black's Nook
Black's Nook 3:05 pm , 2/18/17.
Water temperature 35.3 degrees F (under 4.5 inches of ice).
 
Phytoplankton
Dinobryon
Euglena
Zooplankton
Rotifers (Keratella)
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 3:25pm, 2/18/17.
Water temperature 34.0 degrees F (under 3.5 inches of ice).
 
Phytoplankton
Peridinium (2/ml)
Synura (1/ml)
Uroglenopsis (1/ml)
Asterionella 
Tabellaria 
Fragilaria 
Pediastrum 
Navicula
Draparnaldia 
Zooplankton
Rotifers
 
 
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Black's Nook 
Black's Nook 1/28/17,  3:00 pm. 
Water temperature 1/28/17,  3:00 pm.
 
Phytoplankton
Synura 
Dinobryon 
Uroglenopsis
Ankistrodesmus
Odogonium
Navicula
The Synura, Dinobryon, Uroglenopsis association returns.
 
Zooplankton
Rotifers (Keratella, Synchaeta)
 
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Little Fresh Pond
Little Fresh Pond 1/28/17, 3:15pm. 
Water temperature 38.3 degrees F.
Phytoplankton
Uroglenopsis (8/ml)
Asterionella (5/ml)
Synura (3/ml)
Peridinium (1/ml)
Pediastrum 
Centritractus (1/ml)
Tabellaria 
Fragilaria 
Synedra 
Spirogyra 
 
Zooplankton
Cladocerans
Ostracods
Rotifers (Asplanchna)