Copepod laden with eggs

Scientists were surprised to find evidence of reproduction late in the Arctic summer. This copepod (Family Aetideidae), laden with eggs, was captured in a net tow by the Pelagic Ecological Group.Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Russ Hopcroft, University of Alaska Fairbanks, NOAA/OER.

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