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Helping with the germination of algae, crustaceans called idotea are the bee’s knees of the seas

The ocean-dwelling crustaceans act like bees pollinating flowers on land.

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Spermatia (particles shown in green) are stuck to its cuticle. The close-up shows them clumped on the ends of its legs. Credit: © Sébastien Colin.
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