Artemia monica is endemic to Mono lake, where it tolerates both the alkaline and hypersaline environments. It occurs in vast numbers (an estimated 5 trillion inhabit the lake). They vary in color from russet to vernal - mostly seeming to be a result of their recent food.
Image by B. L. Dicks and D. J. Patterson Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Microbes of Mono Lake
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