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.
Nauplii (copepod larvae) inhabiting a flooded path, at Huntley Meadows Park.
A copepod resting at the water's surface, from a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.
Several copepods, inhabiting a flooded path at Huntley Meadows Park.
A mosquito larva from a algae-filled swimming pool.
Copepods and ostracods inhabiting a water-filled ditch.
An amphipod from the Potomac River, juggling a piece of detritus.
A water flea interacting with a colony of vorticellae, at the surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.
A variety of zooplankton inhabiting the algae & pollen covered surface of Kingstowne Park's Pond.
Several kinds of rotifers inhabiting the waters of a flooded trail, at Huntley Meadows Park.
Nauplius (copepod larva) inhabiting the waters of Amberleigh Park.
A midge larva from a local pond.
Vorticellae interacting with an ostracod, from the waters of Amberleigh Park.