the microscopic menu of a fish larva - by Wim van Egmond, The Netherlands

This fish larva had a very simple meal consisting of the waterflea Bosmina. Several interesting details of the fish larva can be seen, the air sac they use for buoyancy looks like a bright bubble. The back bone and muscles are also visible.



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All photographs Wim van Egmond 2003

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