The spring Station 4 plankton net tow assemblage had a large variety of phytoplankton. It was dominated by the needle-like pennate diatom Rhizosolenia. Two species of Ceratium dinoflagellate were present. A fewCoscinodiscus diatoms and Thalassionema colonies were observed, as well. Links to Station 4 FlowCAM images at various depths are at bottom right.
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