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Water fleas

Observed: 23rd February 2012 By: babu1
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Water fleas
Water flea
Description:

Semi-transparent pale orange globular invertebrates. Fringed antenna at front. 2mm.
Top right individual is carrying visible eggs.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Not much of a spine on them,

Not much of a spine on them, so not likely to be D. longispina. Probably one of the pulex group: Daphnia pulex, obtusa or curvirostris.