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Contact: Jacob Carstensen
Aarhus University

Oxygen Depletion in the Baltic Sea

Caption: When the oxygen content in the bottom water reaches a low point, the only survivors are ultimately bacteria that live on and in the seabed. Here the patches of white sulfur bacteria form a shroud.

Credit: Photo: Peter Bondo Christensen

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