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University of California - Santa Barbara

The Biological Pump

Caption: Shown are the links among the ocean's biological pump and pelagic food web. Light blue waters are the euphotic zone, while the darker blue waters represent the twilight zone.

Credit: Courtesy of the US Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

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