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Chlorophyll-containing phytoplankton organisms were collected from below the photic zone to 4,000 m in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and a number were cultured in enriched seawater in a light cabinet. Others were examined immediately after capture and gave the red chlorophyll fluorescence in blue-violet light (450 mμ). There is evidence that these organisms are autochthonous.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1963

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