Plankton (IMAGE) Florida State University Caption Plankton found in the open-ocean Gulf of Mexico. The golden tufts in the bottom left are <em>Trichodesmium</em>, the long organism in the middle is a chaetognath, and many of the out-of-focus blobs are copepods. Credit Courtesy of Michael Stukel/Florida State University Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.