50.0 MB (2.0 MB compressed)
5115 x 3416 pixels
43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY WIM VAN EGMOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Sea sparkle bioluminescent dinoflagellates, darkfield illuminated light micrograph. Sea sparkles (Noctiluca scintillans) are large, non-photosynthetic marine dinoflagellates that are bioluminescent and cause the sea to glow. They have a thick adhesive tentacle and a small projection of the cell wall, called a tooth, for food capture. Magnification: x70 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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