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Recent observations

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What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 9, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Description

An endemic White Mountains population. My first true vernal pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

June 21, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mono Lake Brine Shrimp Artemia monica

Observer

crusty

Date

June 2, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

pete_woods

Date

April 15, 2015 12:23 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

San Francisco Brine Shrimp Artemia franciscana

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

En una salina.

Photos / Sounds

What

Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp Branchinecta lynchi

Observer

chrispincetich

Date

February 26, 2015 01:40 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

With USFWS and CDFW permits performing mitigation site monitoring

Photos / Sounds

What

Conservancy fairy shrimp Branchinecta conservatio

Observer

chrispincetich

Date

February 26, 2015 01:06 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

With USFWS permits performing mitigation site monitoring

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What

Frühjahrskiemenfuß Eubranchipus grubii

Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 11, 2015 09:24 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp Branchinecta lynchi

Observer

abr

Date

April 5, 2014 10:24 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oregon Fairy Shrimp Eubranchipus oregonus

Observer

vikkijackson

Date

February 14, 2015 02:36 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

High numbers in this closed depressions wetland

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

devinfranklin

Date

February 2, 2015 02:28 PM CST

Description

Invertebrates swimming in pools of water on top of a large, bare-faced granite dome. Small (larger than a mosquito larva), propelled by numerous cilia.

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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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