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Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) at the Snobird Unit of the Merced 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.

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Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) at the Snobird Unit of the Merced 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.

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Endangered conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) at the Snobird Unit of the Merced 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.

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Federally endangered longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna) 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.

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Federally endangered longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna) 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.

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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.

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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.

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A star urchin (Astropyga radiata) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A pink white feather duster (Bispira guinensis) at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A feather duster worm (Sabellastarte spectabilis) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A feather duster worm (Sabellastarte spectabilis) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A cloth-of-gold cone (Conus textile) at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A cloth-of-gold cone (Conus textile) at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A mud ivory whelk (Babylonia lutosa) at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A mimic octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A mimic octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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An unidentified octopus at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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An unidentified octopus at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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An unidentified octopus at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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An unidentified octopus at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A Lusitanian toadfish (Halobatrachus didactylus) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A Lusitanian toadfish (Halobatrachus didactylus) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A spotted garden-eel (Heteroconger hassi) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A splendid garden-eel (Gorgasia preclara) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A splendid garden-eel (Gorgasia preclara) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A splendid garden-eel (Gorgasia preclara) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A splendid garden-eel (Gorgasia preclara) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A longspine snipefish (Macroramphosus scolopax) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A longspine snipefish (Macroramphosus scolopax) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A yellow-spotted moray eel (Echidna xanthospilos) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A starry moray eel (Echidna nebulosa) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A starry moray eel (Echidna nebulosa) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A starry moray eel (Echidna nebulosa) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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A whitecheek surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigricans) at The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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