Water flea, light micrograph

Water flea, light micrograph

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Caption: Water flea. Light micrograph of a female water flea (suborder Cladocera). On her back is a brood pouch which contains several round eggs, in which her unhatched larvae are developing. The long antennae (upper right) have hairs and serve as rowing organs, producing a jerky swimming movement. The large single eye (black, centre right) can also be seen. Dark field illumination. Magnification unknown.

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Keywords: animal, antennae, aquatic, biology, brood pouch, crustacean, dark field illumination, developing, development, egg, eggs, eye, female, freshwater, invertebrate, invertebrates, light micrograph, microbiology, nature, reproduction, suborder cladocera, water flea, wildlife, zoology

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