20160084_0020
© Alexandra TER HALLE / IMRCP / CNRS Photothèque

Diatom attached to the surface of microplastic debris

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20160084_0020

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8.67 x 7.98 cm / 300 dpi

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Diatom attached to the surface of microplastic debris observed by scanning electron microscopy. This plastic debris was collected in May 2014 during the 7th Continent expedition to the North Atlantic ocean gyre, where a vast mass of floating plastic waste has accumulated.

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