Cell body fusiform or elongated ovoid, 20-53 μm long, tapered at both ends, cell wall thin,
chloroplasts plate-like, with two large pyrenoids one located at anterior half and another at posterior half,
stigma ovoid or pear-shaped, located at anterior 1/4-1/3 of the cell body, many contractile vacuoles
(An Illustrated Guide to Freshwater Zooplankton in Japan, 2000).
Cell body fusiform to spindle-shaped, 20-80(-120) μm long, 4-10(-12) μm wide; stigma longitudinally elongated elliptical, located close to tapering anterior end; [var. truncatum Skuja 1956]: 20-35 μm long, 3-5 μm wide; [var. opulentum Ettl 1960]: 120-155 μm long, 10-12 μm wide; [var. gigas Hortobagyi 1979]: 100-110 μm long, 15-17 μm wide; (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).
Cell body spindle-shaped, 23-50 μm long, 4-9 μm wide (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Chlorogonium elongatum, axenic culture with KCM & Hyponex,
cell body 39 μm long, 9 μm wide,
x 640, rice field, Shimo-muneoka, Shiki city, Saitama Pref., Japan, October 24, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
31 μm 63 μm 94 μm; x 640
Cell body 45 μm long, 9 μm wide, flagella about 22 μm long, x 640
Cell body 30 μm long, 4 μm wide, flagella about 16 μm long, x 640
Cell body 32-35 μm long, 10-11 μm wide, flagella about μm long, x 640
Cell body 34 μm long, 7 μm wide, flagella about μm long, x 640
Cell body 37 μm long, 8 μm wide, flagella about μm long, x 640
Cell body flattened by pressing with coverglass, x 640
Abnormal cell, x 640