Muscles and rows of pigment cells (melanocytes) are visible in this claw from the crustacean amphipode Phronima sp.
By The Scientist Staff | January 10, 2013
Christian Sardet and Sharif Mirshak, Olympus BioScapes 2012 Life Science Photo Awards
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By Rina Shaikh-Lesko
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