PETR JAN JURACKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETR JAN JURACKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Amphipod crustacean. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a Gammarus sp. amphipod crustacean. Amphipods typically have a laterally flattened body and fourteen limbs. They form part of the zooplankton: small, floating marine animals that are an important food source for many animals. This specimen measures 8 mm long.
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