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WF-algae.jpg - As wood frog eggs develop, the mass is generally colonized by a symbiotic algae ( Oophilia amblystomatis ).  The algae utilizes some of the waste from the developing eggs and provides some oxygen for them.  These green egg masses look like floating masses of algae.

As wood frog eggs develop, the mass is generally colonized by a symbiotic algae (Oophila amblystomatis). The algae utilizes some of the waste from the developing eggs and provides some oxygen for them. These green egg masses look like floating masses of algae.
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