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43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Paddle worm larvae, darkfield illuminated light micrograph. These are the planktonic trochophore larvae of Phyllodoce citrina paddleworms, a type of polychaete marine worm. Polychaetes are a class of annelid (segmented) worms. The ciliated larvae swim in marine plankton. They have the most basic eyesight in the form of two red light sensitive spots. Magnification: x44 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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