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Caption: Giant water flea. Light microscope footage of a giant water flea (Leptodora sp.) swimming using its two large antennae. Water fleas are small crustaceans found in aquatic habitats. This extremely transparent and large genus contains two species. Individuals grow to up to 2 centimetres across, possess a single compound eye, and are predators of other water fleas.

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Giant water flea, light microscopy

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