An image of a hydrothermal worm taken at 525 times magnification under a scanning electron microscope. No photoshopping. Hydrothermal worms are deep sea creatures, almost as small as bacteria, and are largely found near hydrothermal vents in the ocean.
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A zebrafish is a tropical freshwater fish in the minnow family. These to odd looking creatures are 2 day old zebra fish larvae. Picture Credit: Jurgen Berger and Mahendra Sonawane, both employees at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology.
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Bdelloidea are microscopic aquatic animals that are related to roundworms, found in freshwater and moist soil. Interestingly, a male has never been observed within the species; females reproduce exclusively by parthenogenesis (without fertilization).
Photomicrograph of a radiolarian taken at by using a scanning electron microscope. Radiolarians are single cell marine micro organisms and are found only in sea water usually at the mouth of rivers. The skeleton test) pictured here is composed of silica
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