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Plankton net recovery

This one got published in a NASA Earth Observatory article on phytoplankton. The whole article is here. Check out the specific part of the article where the photo appears HERE. Take a look!


The large net was dragged through the water. It funneled and filtered the sea water. The water escaped through the walls of the net while the plankton was captured in the net and flowed into this receptacle that you can see in the bucket. (also see ☚ adjacent photo of the receptacle)

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Taken on December 19, 2007