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Phytoplankton

Researchers discover new region of iron limitation in ocean
Scientists find that iron-limited areas extend below surface-level phytoplankton communities

Scripps postdoctoral researcher Yassir Eddebbar (center) speaks at a panel discussion at COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland

Photo of the Week: Taking the Word to COP24
International climate talks draw more than 30 from UC system

Catsharks and cusk eels on Gulf of California seafloor where oxygen levels are as little as three percent of those at surface

In Waters Almost Completely Devoid of Oxygen, Thriving Fish Populations
Scripps and MBARI researchers discover high numbers of two fish species in nearly anoxic region of Gulf of California

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