50.1 MB (1.0 MB compressed)
4680 x 3744 pixels
39.6 x 31.8 cm ⏐ 15.6 x 12.5 in (300dpi)
DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fish louse (Argulus foliaceus), light micrograph. This crustacean is an ectoparasite of freshwater fish, found throughout the temperate world. It grows up to 7 millimetres in length and attaches to its host using two suckers (orange circles). When attached it pierces the fish's skin and sucks its blood. Magnification: x4 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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