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Marine biology

Unveiling an ocean phantom

Certain episodes of mass fish mortality in coastal waters off the eastern United States have been ascribed to a planktonic organism called Pfiesteria. There are now fresh clues to how these fish are killed.

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Figure 1: The dialysis technique used by Vogelbein et al.3.

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Trainer, V. Unveiling an ocean phantom. Nature 418, 925–926 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/418925a

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