Caption: Anal gills of a mosquito larva. Light microscope footage of the anal gills of a mosquito larva. In the foreground are abdominal segments of another larva. Mosquito larvae are aquatic. The anal gills are structures found on the anal segment at the end of the larva's abdomen, and arise from a thin membrane around the anus. They are thought to be involved in osmoregulation, the maintenance of correct concentration of fluids and electrolytes.

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Anal gills of a mosquito larva

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Duration: 00:00:41.23

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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Capture format: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Codec: Apple ProRes 422

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