Plankton Portal Talk

Mysterious White Orb

  • SpaceHuntress by SpaceHuntress

    What did you classify this as? Lobate? One of the jelly-like specimens?


  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator in response to SpaceHuntress's comment.

    Hello @SpaceHuntress

    This blob is actually just a #Protist we don't classify for this project. There are many various Protists living in the ocean, they may vary in shape and size, they may appear single like this guy or form colonies. We do classify some - Radiolarian colony and single Radiolarians. They can be easily recognized due to a transparent halo around them. Check out the Field Guide for more pictures of individual categories.

    Keep asking, we're happy to help 😃