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First global atlas of marine plankton reveals remarkable underwater world
Description: A near infinite number of microscopic organisms inhabit the depths of our oceans. Now researchers have compiled the first ever global atlas of marine plankton - published in a special issue of the journal Earth System Science Data. The international team of scientists have identified where, when and how much oceanic plankton can be found around the globe - ranging in size from bacteria to jellyfish. [Source: University of East Anglia]
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Source: University of East Anglia
Publish Date: 7/19/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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