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University of Arizona

Golden Algae Attacking

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Caption: This video shows Prymnesium parvum algae ganging up on the marine green alga, Dunaliella tertiolecta. They first bat it around, then more and more Prymnesium cells join the swarm and subdue their victim. The video is at approximately real time speed.

Credit: William Driscoll

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