Wednesday, August 31, 2011

This Critter Can Swallow Backwards!

This is a copepod, Sapphirina, that came up in the net one night. It's about 2 mm in length. It seems to be able to 'swallow' both down and up - at the same time! It also has two pair of lenses in front of the colored eyes. Take a look for yourself.

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