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Calanus sp. (Copepoda)


General Info

General Info
Scientific Name: 
Calanus sp.

Micro-CT was performed to a copepod which belongs to Calanus genus. This specimen was fixed and preserved in 96% ethanol. Specimen was stained in 0.3% PTA solution in 70% ethanol. Scan was performed with a Skyscan 1172 at a voltage of 59kV and 167μΑ without filter for a full rotation of 360o . This specimen was scanned at the highest camera resolution with an exposure time of 660ms. This scan was performed for testing visualization techniques of several marine organisms. Specimen was provided by Panagiotis Kasapidis and scanned by Sarah Faulwetter.

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