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20 eye-opening microscopic images from the Olympus BioScapes Competition

By: Catie Leary on Dec. 13, 2010, 11:42 a.m.
Wolfgang Bettighofer of Kiel, Germany captured this 4th place multi-layer image of living Licmophora juergensii on red alga, together with the diatom Cocconeis and filamentous cyanobacterial colonies.

Photo: Wolfgang Bettighofer

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Licmophora juergensii

Fourth prize. Wolfgang Bettighofer of Germany captured this multi-layer image of living Licmophora juergensii on red alga, together with the diatom Cocconeis and filamentous cyanobacterial colonies. The sample was collected from Bodden, the brackish waters lying between the isles of Hiddensee and Rugia in the Baltic Sea.