Sargasso Sea Pic

Image: Colorized SEM of marine bacterioplankton collected from the Sargasso Sea

Caption: Scanning electron micrograph of Sargasso Sea bacterioplankton. It was this sample from which SAR11 genes were first cloned and identified. The image has been colorized by an artist. The bar is one micron.

Source: Stephen Giovannoni, Giovannoni Laboratory, Dept. of Microbiology, Oregon State U.

NSF funded: YES
NSF permission to use: YES (External and internal permission)


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