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Mono Lake Brine Shrimp (Artemia monica) are endemic only to the very saline Mono Lake, located on the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. The brine shrimp multiply in vast numbers which provide a food source for millions of migrating birds.

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Image size: 6016x4016 pixels (20.1"x13.4" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-06-22

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Wild animal / Crustacean / Branchiopod / Brine Shrimp (Artemia sp) / Mono Lake brine shrimp (Artemia monica)

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Enumeration / Group

Shot / Overview

Shot / Macrophotography

Species / Species particularity / Endemic

Area / Brackish water / Salty lake

America / North America / United States of America / Western United States / Pacific States / California / Sierra Nevada (Mountain range) / Mono (Lake)


Shot / Black background

Individual / Nobody

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Crustacea / Branchiata / Branchiopoda / Sarsostraca / Anostraca / Artemiidae / Artemia

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