Cyclops eggs

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Charles Krebs
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Cyclops eggs

Post by Charles Krebs »

This tiny crustacean is often found with the egg sacs attached to its sides. With darkfield illumination, the individual eggs are clearly seen. The single red eye is already visible in many of the eggs.

Olympus D Plan Apo 10X, Canon 350D, electronic flash, darkfield illumination.Several images stacked with Helicon Focus.

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Post by Ken Ramos »

These things always seem to make for a good subject. Looks as though there are a few algae making their home on the copepod too. :D

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Post by svalley »

Charles, fantastic shot. The darkfield was perfect for this subject. Well done!
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Post by beetleman »

Can`t get much better than that detail Charles :shock:
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