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Polarised light micrograph of a Brachionus sp. freshwater rotifer. This species can also be found in brackish (slightly salty) or alkaline waters. It possesses small pedal glands that secrete a cement-like substance allowing it to anchor itself to surfaces. Magnification: x330 when printed 10 centimetres tall.
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