FRANK FOX / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY FRANK FOX / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Copepod larva. Darkfield illuminated light micrograph of a nauplius larva (white) amongst desmid green algae (green). A nauplius is the first larval stage of a crustacean in which the thorax and abdomen have not developed yet. Nauplii larvae do not feed, but use internal yolk reserves from the egg for energy. Magnification: x220 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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