The nauplius stage of copepods larve is characterized by the use of antennae (head appendages) for.......

Options :
  1. Feeding
  2. Swimming
  3. Mating
  4. Defence organs
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


The nauplius stage (plural: nauplii) is characterised by the use of the appendages of the head (the antennae) for swimming. The nauplius is also the stage at which a simple, unpaired eye first appears. The eye is known for that reason as the "naupliar eye", and is often absent in later developmental stages.

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