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Amazing Plankton Pics

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Worm larva

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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Copepod on the eye of a needle

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Algal blooms

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Echinoderm Ludia sarsii

Comments

  1. #1 ym
    December 22, 2008

    wondrous

  2. #2 Matt
    December 22, 2008

    Algal blooms? Or fireworks? Hmmm…

  3. #3 Alison Robin
    December 23, 2008

    They’re pretty. I see what you mean about the Metroid.

  4. #4 Zach Miller
    December 23, 2008

    Incredible!

  5. #5 Lilian Nattel
    December 25, 2008

    Lovely! It reminds me of Microcosmos… but more so. But how did that Spongebob villain get in there?

  6. #6 Ilovemyfuzzies
    January 5, 2009

    Are they in any way related to brine shrimp? For some reason they remind me of brine shrimp. . .

  7. #7 neon
    April 11, 2009

    They’re pretty. I see what you mean about the Metroid.
    Are they in any way related to brine shrimp? For some reason they remind me of brine shrimp. . .

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    April 22, 2009

    They’re pretty. I see what you mean about the Metroid.

  9. #9 Can Dirgen
    April 23, 2009

    They’re pretty. I see what you mean about the Metroid.

  10. #10 cet
    April 27, 2009

    thanks

  11. They’re pretty. I see what you mean about the Metroid.

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    June 14, 2009

    thanks for this

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    June 16, 2009

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    September 8, 2009

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    November 20, 2009

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    January 18, 2010

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    January 18, 2010

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  23. #25 Spence
    November 11, 2010

    You should check your comments for spam. Great shots. What camera/lens/lighting did you use?

    Very nice,

    Spence.

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    February 3, 2011

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  25. #27 Ashley Reekie
    May 25, 2011

    they look uglyy :\ js…>.< o.o x]]

    Ashley .R.

  26. #28 rachel
    October 20, 2011

    wow you would think plankton are wat it looks like on spongebob big differrence

  27. #29 Louise Eisler
    February 24, 2012

    Question:
    Are plankton classifid as algae or fish.?
    ?

  28. #30 wade
    February 26, 2012

    i like the sponge bob villin never seen 1 b4

  29. thanks

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