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Water flea feeding filter. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the feeding filter limbs of a water flea (Daphnia hrbaceki). Water fleas (order Cladocera) are small crustaceans, commonly found in fresh water. They are filter feeders that ingest algae, protozoa or organic matter, and are a constituent of plankton. Magnification: x1400, when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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