PETR JAN JURACKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETR JAN JURACKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fairy shrimp egg. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the egg of a fairy shrimp (Chirocephalus carnunantus). Fairy shrimp are branchiopod crustaceans that grow to between 6-25mm in length. They live in vernal pools and hypersaline lakes worldwide. This specimen measures 2.5mm across.
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