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Recent observations

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What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 7, 2014 04:39 PM CDT

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What

Fairy shrimp (Order Anostraca) Order Anostraca

Observer

paulhurtado

Date

April 6, 2014 01:06 PM EDT

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Square

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

naturalist39

Date

February 17, 2014

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What

Chirocefalo di Marchesoni Chirocephalus marchesonii

Date

June 23, 2007 02:52 PM CEST

Description

The "Lago di Pilato" is a lake in a deep u-shaped valley below Monte Vettore, a mountain in the Italian Central Apennines.

There are two basins that sometimes are connected. When I took the picture, in June 2007, the two basins were not connected.

The two basins were connected in June 2009 (?), see this picture http://www.flickr.com/photos/33434902@N04/3624776024/ by Fabrizio Di Meo.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

biosam

Date

September 9, 2013 03:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

biosam

Date

August 7, 2013

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What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

faerthen

Date

July 19, 2013

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Observer

scotty

Date

June 25, 2013 12:31 PM CST

Description

A plate I created for David Paton's tome on the Coorong and Lower Lakes "At the End of the River". The reality is that what happens upstream has a direct impact upon these critters at the end of the Murray Darling river basin. As most of us go about our daily routine consuming food and waters form the river system spare a though for the impact downstream… most of us don’t even know these critters exists or what they do… in fact scientists are still trying to answer these questions… interested? Find a copy of “At the End of the River” and add a slice of reality to your world. Enjoy the images! http://atfpress.com/atf-press/at-the-end-of-the-river.html The images were taken with a modified Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 coupled with an Olympus dissecting microscope. Multiple depths of field were combined using Helicon Focus and post production was completed in Photoshop CS2.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

snakeinmypocket

Date

April 16, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Observer

naturalist39

Date

February 25, 2012

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Observer

anita363

Date

March 12, 2013 09:21 PM EDT

Description

The vernal pools were just teeming with life, including these cool little branchiopod crustaceans (~2 cm long). www.flickr.com/photos/anitagould/8690475495/in/photostream shows a shot in the hand.

There are 2 sp of Eubranchipus in NJ: E. vernalis & E. holmanii (nepis.epa.gov/Adobe/PDF/P1002R0O.pdf). The latter seems to be much less common, & has been proposed for listing as a species of special concern in NJ. I'm therefore guessing this is the former, but don't know how to tell them apart, or even whether it's possible to tell the females apart.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anita363

Date

March 12, 2013 09:17 PM EDT

Description

The vernal pools were just teeming with life, including these cool little branchiopod crustaceans.

There are 2 sp of Eubranchipus in NJ: E. vernalis & E. holmanii (nepis.epa.gov/Adobe/PDF/P1002R0O.pdf). The latter seems to be much less common, & has been proposed for listing as a species of special concern in NJ. I'm therefore guessing this is the former, but don't know how to tell them apart, or even whether it's possible to tell the females apart.

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Description from Wikipedia

Anostraca is one of the four orders of crustaceans in the class Branchiopoda; its members are also known as fairy shrimp. They are usually 6–25 mm (0.24–0.98 in) long (exceptionally up to 170 mm or 6.7 in). Most species have 20 body segments, bearing 11 pairs of leaf-like phyllopodia (swimming legs), and the body lacks a carapace. They live in vernal pools and hypersaline lakes across the world, including pools in deserts, in ice-covered mountain lakes and in Antarctica. They...

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