ALEXANDER SEMENOV / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXANDER SEMENOV / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Crab mouthparts. Close-up of the mouthparts of a crab, which includes structures found in all arthropods. Crabs are crustaceans, and mouthparts found in crustaceans include maxillipeds, which pass food forward to the mandibles for chewing or to the maxillae for cutting. The eyes are at upper right and upper left. Filmed in the Russian Arctic, in the White Sea.
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