Image: Arrow worm Chaetognaths

Arrow worm Chaetognaths

Arrow worm Chaetognaths

Photographer:
Peter Parks
Rights:
© Image Quest 3-D

Notes

Arrow worms are a strange group of animals belonging to their very own taxonomic group called Chaetognathids. Also known as ‘Glass worms’ and ‘Tigers of the zooplankton’, they are ambush predators capable of catching large numbers of copepods and swallowing them whole.

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