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Posted by duddy   May 4, 2014   2547 views

This is a single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times. The amazing image shows bacteria, worms, fish eggs, crab larva, diatoms, and much more. Think about THAT next time you swallow a mouthful of seawater.

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This is not a single drop, some of these are a lot smaller than others, this is multiple shots stitched together into one frame, although they are all still found in seawater, you wouldn't see all this with just 25x magnification.
Posted on May 4, 2014 by padre
I wonder how the concentrations vary with sea depth. I'd assume a more concentrated level of plankton as depth increases.
Posted on May 9, 2014 by bio_man
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