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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Spotted Salamander Eggs With Developing Larvae


Spotted salamander eggs with developing larvae are green from the presence of symbiotic algae. The algae provide oxygen that helps the salamander embryos develop and the embryos provide nutrients that facilitate growth of the algae.

(Date of Image: March 2007)

Credit: Roger Hangarter, Indiana University Department of Biology

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