Tag: Daphnia

Daphnia (Characteristics, feeding, reproduction, reactions to environmental stress)

Photo credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This specimen of Daphnia belonged to the fauna of Lake Amatitlan, Guatemala Introduction: Daphnia is a large genus comprising over 200 species of small freshwater crustaceans that belong to the family Daphniidae and the order “Cladocera”. These small crustaceans of 1–5 millimeters in length are commonly …

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