There’s a single-founder problem…
(zooplankton rookies: google “Diel Vertical Migration”. Enjoy!)
Apparently Daphnia grow obese in the presence of Triops, a kind of tadpole shrimp. (*)
(*) So I’ve learnt when a colleague asked me for this drawing.
Resting egg (in its left ‘hand’) versus clonal egg (in its right ‘hand’).
A drawing made for a colleague who works with microarrays* and Daphnia exposed to different conditions (fish predation, carbaryl and a parasite of Daphnia).
* If you don’t know what microarrays are: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA_microarray
Add wind for a magic carpet.
Daphnia manga was based on a typo a colleague made – hardly ever does a typo become so inspiring as this one did.