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Month: September 2023

Marine Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton are a species of microalgae that dwell in water. They are photosynthetic organisms that depend on sunlight and nutrients like carbon dioxide to increase in energy and flourish. “Phytoplankton under a microscope” by Seth Benson, USGS Great Lakes Science Center Different types of phytoplankton include: diatoms, coccolithophores, dinoflagellates, silicoflagellates, green algae, and cyanobacteria. They …

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