Brachionus

Branchionus (rotifer)

Collected: Chesapeake Bay, MD (Middle River),  Summer 2004

Notes: Rotifers are especially abundant in low salinity subestuaries of the Chesapeake Bay in spring. They are among the smallest of the multicellular zooplankton.

Collected and photographed by: Marilyn Yorgey, Goucher College, Towson, MD.