Bacteria have a wide variety of sizes and shapes.Bacteria are 0.2 to 2 μm in diameter and 1-6 μm in length.
Spherical (round) cells or cocci(Singular is coccus; meaning berry)
Bacilli(Singular is bacillus; meaning little body)
(Singular = spirillum): Spirilla are thebacteria that appear snake like.
One of the strangest scenes I have ever seen. Looking out the window as weapproached SF airport about 1971. Feels like you are going to land in the ocean.Because of the way you fly low over the water for a long time to land there.Hassleblad, full frame 70mm. Its really bacteria.