Monday, May 5, 2008



Credits: N. Sullivan, US National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Marine phytoplankton seen through a microscope. Click for bigger image.

It looks like rubbish and garbage, doesn't it. A real mess of it too. Beautiful mess if you ask me (it's blue :-))Well, this is life, more precisely marine phytoplankton. Major dish for fish!

Read also about why the blooming of phytoplankton is important for our environment.

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