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Similar plankton blooms still happen in the sea today. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)These abundant insects have been called aerial plankton. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the sand eels have vanished, and so too have the tiny plankton that they eat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fish get their omega-3 from algae and plankton. The Sun (2014)After all, thirty years ago no one thought plankton blooms could make clouds. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)We'll be trawling for fish and plankton. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)The whale shark is harmless to people, feeding on plankton and small fish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The lamps are intended to convert the platforms into nurseries for specially selected seaweed that absorbs carbon dioxide and feeds fish and plankton. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A plankton bloom brings out the big fish. The Sun (2012)We also learn about the descent of drifts of dead plankton - so-called marine snow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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