A ‘monster’ discovery: Tiny translucent crustacean a 1st in Canada’s Arctic

A ‘monster’ discovery: Tiny translucent crustacean a 1st in Canada’s Arctic

Manitoba researcher accidentally finds tiny Monstrillopsis creature off shores of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut

University of Manitoba researcher Aurelie Delaforge accidentally discovered a new form of Monstrillopsis zooplankton, the first found in the Canadian Arctic, in Nunavut in 2014 while researching the causes of algal blooms beneath northern sea ice.

University of Manitoba researcher Aurelie Delaforge accidentally discovered a new form of Monstrillopsis zooplankton, the first found in the Canadian Arctic, in Nunavut in 2014 while researching the causes of algal blooms beneath northern sea ice. (Aurelie Delaforge)

 

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