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Krill
Image ID: 29445
Common Name: Krill
Scientific Name: Nyctiphanes australis
Location: Otago, New Zealand
Description: The feeding basket of the krill, Nyctiphanes australis. Note the feathery gills and photophores, characteristic of the krill family This species is abundant off New Zealanad, where it is an important prey item for many marine mammals, birds, fishes and invertebrates.
Keywords: Krill, Nyctiphanes australis, prey, food chain, feeding, New Zealand, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eumalacostraca, Euphausiacea, blue
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