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The water fleas were originally due to be sent in June last year, but ISSET said the explosion of three separate US rockets delayed the human space programme.
The influence of feeding, photoperiod and selected solvents on the reproductive strategies of the water flea, Daphnia magna.
Researchers found that when a population of parasite-infected water fleas was well-fed, some of them became highly contagious, compared with when food was limited.
Spiny water fleas are similar to fishhook water fleas, another invader in the Great Lakes.
Science Is Fiction: The Films of Jean Painleve, edited by Andy Masaki Bellows and Marina McDougall with Brigitte Berg (MIT Press), rescues from history's editing-room floor the delightful scientific documentaries of French filmmaker Jean Painleve (1902-89) Octopi, water fleas, and vampire bats are just a few of the stars of Painleves 200-plus film studies.
Carp feed on tubifex, water fleas, mosquito larvae and other natural organisms that are usually present in the ponds.
Milliron noted that Crowley was ``full with midge larvae and water fleas.
These bladders (2) are really tricky traps for mosquito larvas, water fleas, and other tiny creatures.
Freshwater and saltwater organisms including many reference species such as the fathead minnow (Pimephales Promelas) and water fleas (Daphnia) are covered.
So it's understandable why I associated NGC 4038-39's photographic appearance with the grandmother of all water fleas.
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.