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Marine Biological Laboratory

Daphnia pulex

Caption: The freshwater zooplankton Daphnia pulex (water flea), a near-microscopic crustacean that lives in ponds and lakes, has a translucent body and a compound eye.

Credit: Jan Michels, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel

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