The water flea

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The water flea (Daphnia magna) is commonly found in fresh water. Water fleas are filter feeders that ingest algae, protozoan, or organic matter. The dark spots inside the animal are eggs. This image was created using the Rheinberg illumination technique.
The water flea (Daphnia magna) is commonly found in fresh water. Water fleas are filter feeders that ingest algae, protozoan, or organic matter. The dark spots inside the animal are eggs. This image was created using the Rheinberg illumination technique.
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