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Subject: APK0008n96

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  • motmot2x by motmot2x

    Beautiful. Plankton/fireflies/starry night

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    WOW!!

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  • elizabeth_s by elizabeth_s moderator

    NICE what is it? 😃

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Not sure! Looks like a mucous matter. I'm curious, whether a Larvacean house or a decaying organism or something else. Have to ask the scientists

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    I just got this image, and I didn't notice the tiny #larvacean on the right edge or what might be a larvacean on the top left edge the

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    first time I saw it on the Recents. I couldn't find the neighboring frame to verify it is a larvacean on top left edge.

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  • jo.irisson by jo.irisson translator, scientist

    A discarded larvacean house of this size would probably be less clean. There are some colonies of radiolarians with symbiotic phytoplankton

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  • jo.irisson by jo.irisson translator, scientist

    that look a bit like this (the phytoplankton would be the white dots) but this looks quite large and not regular enough for this.

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  • zsil by zsil

    Looks like radiolorians

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Well, I decided not to mark it.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    I've just seen an awesome video by MBARI showing a #Pteropod producing net of sticky mucous to trap marine snow looking similar to this

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    object! (0:48)

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