Image ID:29445
Common Name:Krill
Scientific Name:Nyctiphanes australis
Description:The feeding basket of the krill, Nyctiphanes australis. Note the feathery gills and photophores, characteristic of the krill family This species is abundant off New Zealanad, where it is an important prey item for many marine mammals, birds, fishes and invertebrates.
Location:Otago, New Zealand
Keywords:Krill, Nyctiphanes australis, prey, food chain, feeding, New Zealand, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eumalacostraca, Euphausiacea, blue