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Amazing Plankton Pics

December 25, 2008
clipped from scienceblogs.com

Amazing Plankton Pics

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Dr Richard Kirkby, a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Plymouth in the UK, took these stunning up-close photos of plankton. He will be revealing the photos of at an exhibition at Blue Reef, Blue Planet and Deep Sea World aquariums in England throughout 2009.

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Spider crab larva

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Metroid villain

Many more below the fold…

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Doliolid – Has the makings of a primitive backbone.

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Swimming crab larva

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Sardine eggs

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Thumbnail crab larva

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Spongebob villain

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Algal blooms

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Echinoderm Ludia sarsii
Copepod on the eye of a needle

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