Federally endangered vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) at the Kesterson Unit of the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge.

These rare shrimp have an accelerated life cycle, going from eggs in dry soil to hatching, to adult to egg laying, all in just a few months before the pool goes dry.



Nudibranchs at De Jong Marinelife in Spijk, Netherlands.



Six Panacea fiddler crab (Uca panacea) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.



A group of endangered coosa mocassinshell (Medionidus parvulus) at the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center in Marion, Alabama.



A flock of Darwin’s rhea (Rhea pennata pennata) at Tierpark Berlin.

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