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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Amoeboid Trophonts

Caption: Photomicrograph of the amoeboid trophont life stage of Hematodinium from the blue crab Callinectes sapidus. "Trophont" refers to the adult, mobile life stage of certain protozoans.

Credit: Image courtesy of professor Jeff Shields/VIMS.

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