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Microalgae research. Scientist Jean Turquet measuring the temperature of a seawater sample. Glorious Islands. The data is used to evaluate in which environmental conditions populations of microalgae proliferate. Some species of microalgae contain a toxin which accumulates in the food chain and can cause ciguatera poisoning in humans. Photographed in the in the Indian Ocean.
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