a close up of bacteria

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Screenshot from video showing illustrations of diverse and abundant marine microbes.

The Microbial Loop

An assortment of microbe illustrations seen by Leeuwenhoek under the microscope.

Milestones in Marine Microbiology

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Daily Catch

: A thicket of Lophelia pertusa, a widespread deep sea coral, shelters a squat lobster.

In the Coral Thicket

A thicket of 亚洲系列 中文字幕制服 stony coral (

Lophelia pertusa
) shelters a squat lobster (Eumunida picta). This is the typical shape of this widespread species of deep-sea coral.

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