All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Copepod; Cyclops</strong> 

This female <em>Cyclops</em> has several eggs. Unlike the water flea, she mates with a male and carries the eggs externally. These little creatures are extremely fast and hard to catch with a pipette (eye dropper)....
Copepod; Cyclops

This female Cyclops has several eggs. Unlike the water flea, she mates with a male and carries the eggs externally. These little creatures are extremely fast and hard to catch with a pipette (eye dropper). I took a photo of a projected image to get this shot, not my favorite way to get a picture, but it works. The following photo shows a "baby" copepod.

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