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Lobster phyllosoma larva
Image ID: 29449
Common Name: Lobster phyllosoma larva
Scientific Name: Not available
Location: Tropical Pacific, open ocean, epipelagic
Description: The phyllosoma larva of a palinuran lobster. These larvae are nearly completely flat - phyllosoma means leaf body, and they live in the open ocean for 1-2 years, feeding mainly on gelatinous zooplankton.
Keywords: Phyllosoma, lobster larva, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Palinura, transparent, flat, plankton
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