The Beauty of it All

Leptocephalus eel-larvae

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Leptocephalus eel-larvae – “These amazing creatures have a compressed body with a clear, jelly-like substance inside and a thin layer of muscle on the outside.

They are unique among most fish larvae because they can grow to be very large and can swim very well at an early age, moving both backward and forward. Its transparent nature and swimming ability have possibly helped the fish avoid many predators”

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