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25.1 x 25.4 cm ⏐ 9.9 x 10.0 in (300dpi)
MAREK MIS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MAREK MIS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Copepod larva. Darkfield illuminated polarised light micrograph of a nauplius larva. A nauplius is the first larval stage of a crustacean in which the thorax and abdomen have not developed yet. Nauplii larvae do not feed, but use internal yolk reserves from the egg for energy. Magnification: x400 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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