|Image by Arthur Anker|
There's a MASSIVE amount of diversity within the group. Some are transparent, while others are colorful. Sometimes they occur in huge densities and are often thought of as the "bugs" of the sea. They often act as detritivores/scavengers as well as predators..
I thought today might be a good idea to share some of the more unusual body forms, courtesy of the highly talented photo naturalists on Flickr. Enjoy!
Epimeria loricata by Olga Zimina
Apparently 2 different color morphs of Paramphithoe hystrix by Olga Zimina