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Contact: Kam Tang
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences


Caption: This is a female Daphnia magna with eggs. This is one of the species used in the study of bacterial hitchhikers. These aquatic animals are about the size of a flea.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Adam Petrusek.

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