LA Canal Amphipod and Isopod

An amphipod and an isopod, lurking in the waters of the LA canal.

Note: There's an easy way to tell the difference between these two creatures. Generally, amphipods are flattened side to side, while isopods are flattened top to bottom.

Huntley Meadows Nauplii

Nauplii (copepod larvae) inhabiting a flooded path, at Huntley Meadows Park.

Huntley Meadows Copepod Resting

A copepod resting at the water's surface, from a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.

Huntley Meadows Copepods

Several copepods, inhabiting a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.

Mosquito Larvae from Pool

A mosquito larva from a algae-filled swimming pool.

Water Ditch Crustaceans

Copepods and ostracods inhabiting a water-filled ditch.


Juggling Amphipod from the Potomac River

An amphipod from the Potomac River, juggling a piece of detritus.

Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton 2

A water flea interacting with a colony of vorticellae, at the surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.

Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton

A variety of zooplankton inhabiting the algae & pollen covered surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.

Huntley Meadows Rotifers

Several kinds of rotifers inhabiting the waters of a flooded trail, at Huntley Meadows Park.

Amberleigh Nauplius

Nauplius (copepod larva) inhabiting the waters of Amberleigh Park.

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Midge Larvae

A midge larva from a local pond.


Vorticellae vs. Ostracod

Vorticellae interacting with an ostracod, from the waters of Amberleigh Park.

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LA Canal Amphipod and Isopod
Huntley Meadows Nauplii
Huntley Meadows Copepod Resting
Huntley Meadows Copepods
Mosquito Larvae from Pool
Water Ditch Crustaceans
Juggling Amphipod from the Potomac River
Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton 2
Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton
Huntley Meadows Rotifers
Amberleigh Nauplius
Midge Larvae
Vorticellae vs. Ostracod
LA Canal Amphipod and Isopod

An amphipod and an isopod, lurking in the waters of the LA canal.

Note: There's an easy way to tell the difference between these two creatures. Generally, amphipods are flattened side to side, while isopods are flattened top to bottom.

Huntley Meadows Nauplii

Nauplii (copepod larvae) inhabiting a flooded path, at Huntley Meadows Park.

Huntley Meadows Copepod Resting

A copepod resting at the water's surface, from a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.

Huntley Meadows Copepods

Several copepods, inhabiting a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.

Mosquito Larvae from Pool

A mosquito larva from a algae-filled swimming pool.

Water Ditch Crustaceans

Copepods and ostracods inhabiting a water-filled ditch.


Juggling Amphipod from the Potomac River

An amphipod from the Potomac River, juggling a piece of detritus.

Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton 2

A water flea interacting with a colony of vorticellae, at the surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.

Kingstowne Pond Zooplankton

A variety of zooplankton inhabiting the algae & pollen covered surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.

Huntley Meadows Rotifers

Several kinds of rotifers inhabiting the waters of a flooded trail, at Huntley Meadows Park.

Amberleigh Nauplius

Nauplius (copepod larva) inhabiting the waters of Amberleigh Park.

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Midge Larvae

A midge larva from a local pond.


Vorticellae vs. Ostracod

Vorticellae interacting with an ostracod, from the waters of Amberleigh Park.

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