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Phytoplankton of the Month

Thalassiosira punctigera — January 2021

Photo of <em>Thalassiosira punctigera</em> gridle view (side view) Photo of <em>Thalassiosira punctigera</em> valve view (top circular view)

Photos from King County Marine Monitoring by Gabriela Hannach

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