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Branchinecta gigas  (Giant Fairy Shrimp)

Photo of Branchinecta gigas by Ian Gardiner
© Ian Gardiner (Photo ID #33123)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Scollard, Alberta Photographer Ian Gardiner
Habitat Turbid, saline lake
Photo Date Upload Date March 12, 2013
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude 51.8436388888889
UTM Easting Longitude -112.776416666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 33123
Notes Female, showing characteristic elongated abdomen and long tapering cercopods. Length 71mm. Collected 21 May 2011. Location coordinates have been offset by up to 10km.

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