NEW Tiny World video! SALTY LIFE!

SALTY LIFE is on air!

Brine shrimp (Artemia sp.) is a very special crustacean. It lives is salty waters, mainly in the salty lagoons and it posseses some amazing adaptations. Its eggs, called cysts, have been used in several spatial studies, for example in the Apollo 16 and Apollo 17 NASA missions, because its ability to overcome long drought periods (cryptobiosis). These wonderful eggs have been sold in the market with the name of “Sea Monkeys”.

SALTY LIFE está en el aire!

La artemia (Artemia sp.) es un crustáceo muy especial. Viven en zonas de aguas salobres, sobre todo en las lagunas saladas y en las salinas, y posee unas adaptaciones extraordinarias. Sus huevos fueron empleados en diversos experimentos espaciales debido a su capacidad para superar largos períodos de desecación, fenómeno que se conoce como criptobiosis, entre ellos las misiones Apollo 16 y Apollo 17. Estos maravillosos huevos se han comercializado con el nombre de “Sea Monkeys”.

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