About acoels, their anatomy and how to collect them

Magnesium chloride extraction of acoels and other meiofauna

Acoels are common in marine sediments such as sand and mud. The Magnesium chloride method is well suited to extract acoels and other meiofauna from sand samples taken from a sandy beach or sublitorally. This video  shows how to perform a magnesium chloride extraction.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith