Funded by:

FWF research project P24565-B22 Thiotrophic ciliate mutualism between Cand. Thiobios zoothamnicoli and Zoothamnium niveum – cooperation goes empirical

Projects

To find this symbiosis

Collections for population genetics of Cand. Thiobios zoothamnicoli symbiont

Participants

Monika Bright

Nathalie Elisabeth

Salvador Espada Hinojosa

Ingrid Kolar

Jean Marie Volland

 

There it is! Zoothamnium niveum living on a rotting piece of wood- the colonies are hardly to see under water- but we found them

 

Back in the lab - ready to be cut off

 

Have a closer look with the stereomicroscope