water flea


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In lakes where it has been found, the spiny water flea competes with native species for the available food supply, and fouls fishing lines by clustering in huge masses on them, she told the group, which included several who said they regularly fish the reservoir.
Cladocerans, known as water fleas, are small crustaceans inhabiting lakes and ponds as zooplankton.
Scientists studying bacterial infections in tiny water fleas have discovered that increasing their supply of food can speed up the spread of infection.
He published a report in 2010 about the spiny water flea and said the MNR has it and is taking it under consideration.
Vanderploeg used sets of paired traps to capture Great Lakes water with similar concentrations of water fleas and other zooplankters from several sites in Lake Huron.
Bits of genetic material in ice core samples of frozen lake water include DNA not just from microbes, an analysis published in July contends, but hints of much more complex life: a water flea, a mollusk, maybe something related to a sea anemone.
For the past several years, spiny water flea and emerald ash borer (two invasives) have rapidly spread through New York's waters and forests (respectively).
Hydra tentacles contain barbed, poison containing cnidocytes that they use to stun animals like the water flea, Daphnia, before eating them alive, and to protect themselves from attack by other animals.
The ostrocod is about the size of a water flea - only 5mm long - but its appendage takes up about one third of its body.
Look for three hydras (numbered 1 to 3), a water flea (4), and a copepod (KO-puh-pod) (5).
Here, I propose to adopt such innovative approach, using the water flea Daphnia and its microbiota as a model system.
Getting naked may protect a species of tiny water flea.