. A manual of elementary zoology . Zoology. Plate XIV.—Members of the pelagic fauna, considerably magnified. The animals shown here belong to the plankton or drifting fauna, so called because its powers of swimming are insignificant compared with the strength of the currents of the sea. They derive their food from minute floating plants, and in turn serve to feed larger pelagic animals, such as the great jelly-fish, herrings, and whales. i, Noctiluca.) a large, phosphorescent flagellate ; 2, medusa of a hydroid ; 5, a worm related to Nereis; 6, a crustacean related to Cyclops; 8, the Arrow wor

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. A manual of elementary zoology . Zoology. Plate XIV.—Members of the pelagic fauna, considerably magnified. The animals shown here belong to the plankton or drifting fauna, so called because its powers of swimming are insignificant compared with the strength of the currents of the sea. They derive their food from minute floating plants, and in turn serve to feed larger pelagic animals, such as the great jelly-fish, herrings, and whales. i, Noctiluca.) a large, phosphorescent flagellate ; 2, medusa of a hydroid ; 5, a worm related to Nereis; 6, a crustacean related to Cyclops; 8, the Arrow wor
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. A manual of elementary zoology . Zoology. Plate XIV.—Members of the pelagic fauna, considerably magnified. The animals shown here belong to the plankton or drifting fauna, so called because its powers of swimming are insignificant compared with the strength of the currents of the sea. They derive their food from minute floating plants, and in turn serve to feed larger pelagic animals, such as the great jelly-fish, herrings, and whales. i, Noctiluca.) a large, phosphorescent flagellate ; 2, medusa of a hydroid ; 5, a worm related to Nereis; 6, a crustacean related to Cyclops; 8, the Arrow worm {Sagitta) ; 3, 4, 7, larva? of a sea-urchin, a worm related to Nereis, and a crustacean related to the lobsters. Many other bottom-living forms are distributed in larval phases such as these (see p. 325).. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Borradaile, L. A. (Lancelot Alexander), 1872-1945. London : H. Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton

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