Watching Marine Snow

Watching Marine Snow

The image is enrapturing. Microorganisms swirl and pulse with activity. A salp (bottom right) drifts idly through a sea green with phytoplankton. Comb jellies slide gracefully by, rainbow lines radiating from their cilia. We joke it is the perfect setting for a screensaver. Credit: K. Eyer, Kingston Middle School, V17.

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