Bioassays Using Daphnia

 

Daphnia in Various Life Stages

Female with asexual (unfertilized) eggs that will develop into
live embryos before being released from the mother's body:
Image of female daphnia with unfertilized eggs

Female with empty brood chamber:
Image of female daphnia with empty brood chamber

Female with sexual resting eggs encased in tough shells.
These will be released from the female and will hatch when
environmental conditions become favorable:
Image of female daphnia with sexual resting eggs encased in tough shells.

 

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