Taking their name from the bluish pigment that most of these organisms share, each jar contains a broad sample of several types of cyanobacteria.
- Observe various genera without having to purchase multiple specimens
- Allow your students to identify the various organisms present in the jar
Five or more common types of these aquatic, photosynthetic
cyanobacteria are supplied; specimens may vary in genera, species are not specified.
Genera most commonly included are: Anabaena, Gloeotrichia, Nostoc, Oscillatoria, and Scytonema. Species are not guaranteed.