Antarctic krill Euphausia superba in plankton

virtual microscope - click on details

you can click on details to go to higher magnifications of morphology, like the eyes, the filtering basket, the ice-rakers, the swimming legs , the gills, the gonads, the plankton cloud surrounding the krill, or to animations about the function of the filtering basket, the telson


goto high resolution server, geographical distribution, catches, our literature, information

ultrahigh resolution imageserver

associated chapter in book

ecoSCOPE publication

BIOMASS 3 publication

cyberMICROSCOPE K12 version

cyberMICROSCOPE university level

iceberg gallery

in situ images - night painting - Das Meer

our virtual krill microscope found mention in SCIENCE and mare magazin

f is used in many schools and universities and books worldwide

version 18 - copyright Uwe Kils

Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences

RUTGERS University

PS: The image on the startpage of the ecoSCOPE server you can perceive in 3D even on your normal monitor: to get a STEREO impression squint your eyes to overlap the upper left two large krill, focusing on the black eyes. After a while the 3rd dimension develops in your brain, like on dot-stereograms. The position of the green fecal string below the large krill can then be identified in space. If you send us a description of the location of that fecal string in space we will send you a high resolution image of krill

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