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zoea also zooea, zoaea (noun; Greek zoe, life): A larval stage in the development of higher Crustacea. zoea I First zoeal stage with paired compound eyes that are sessile. zoea II Secondary zoeal stage with stalked compound eyes. zoea III Third zoeal stage that features the first appearance of uropods

See also: mysis, phyllosoma, protozoea, schizopod larva