Image ID:29449
Common Name:Lobster phyllosoma larva
Scientific Name:Not available
Description:The phyllosoma larva of a palinuran lobster. These larvae are nearly completely flat – phyllosoma means leaf body, and they live in the open ocean for 1-2 years, feeding mainly on gelatinous zooplankton.
Location:Tropical Pacific, open ocean
Keywords:Phyllosoma, lobster larva, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Palinura, transparent, flat, plankton