London, United Kingdom
Pteropod Mollusc, Candida Species
Photograph - Photograph
Pteropod mollusc. Macrophotograph of a shelled pteropod mollusc, Candida atlanta, a type of free-swimming marine snail. C. atlanta has a transparent shell and two muscular wings protuding from its body. It uses the wings to row through the water. C. atlanta feeds on microscopic plankton. Pteropods have no gills and breathe" through their body surfaces. Magnification x1 at 35mm size."
May 1st, 2013
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