Antarctic krill Euphausia superba in ice cave

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most of the krill, Euphausia superba, are scraping off the lawn of miroalgae from the underside of the ice - one krill in the middle hovers in free water in the typical oblique position - in the upper left corner a fecal string is sinking down 

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