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American Geophysical Union

Plastisphere Floats

Caption: SEA Education Association scientist Greg Boyd holds recovered foam floats containing invertebrates and microbial biofilm. New research being presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting delves deeper into the role microbial communities living on plastic marine debris play in the ocean ecosystem.

Credit: Erik Zettler, SEA

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Related news release: AGU: Uncovering the secret world of the Plastisphere


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