Plankton sampling and analysis under Foldscope

The Southern sector of Chilika Lagoon has a good spread seagrass meadow from where the plankton sample was collected above the seagrass bed and were analysed under the foldscope. The samples were collected using plankton net,  The following pictures were observed under the foldscope.

Phytoplankton being collected with the plankton net.

zooplankton being collected with the hauling of plankton net under water.
Copepod observed under foldscope.

spirogyra observed under foldscope
Spirogyra and phytoplanktons in association with the algae.

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