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Acetabularia

Acetabularia

Habitat:

Sea bed in a shallow water

Notes:

Depth ca 2m


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Sacatungka
Sacatungka 4 years ago

Single-cell green alga, ca 2 cm. A single nucleus located in the root-like base of the alga. Genus common in subtropical waters. Acetabularia is famous from the experiments, which demonstrated that its genetic information is contained in the nucleus and that genes are encoded by DNA in eukaryotes.

Croatia

Lat: 43.12, Long: 16.70

Spotted on Aug 19, 2010
Submitted on Aug 19, 2010

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