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Leptocephalus

Eel larvae are remarkable and completely impossible to identify organisms. These practically transparent larvae have their own name, Leptocephalus, because at this stage it is impossible to determine species from their appearance, and for a long time these larvae were considered as a separate group of fish. They swim briskly in the water column, rising to the surface at night to feed on small zooplankton. They swim fast enough, but if they do catch up, they coil up to protect their heads.

Creator

Alexander Semenov

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Marine biologist | Underwater photographer and DOP | National Geographic Explorer 2022 | Head of Aquatilis Expedition | Head of the Scientific Diving Department at the White Sea Biological Station

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Extended Editorial

Location

Mediterranean Sea

Subject

Invertebrates

Genre

Blackwater Science

Edition

1 / 1

Dimensions

3000x3000

Filetype

JPG

License

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