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The rise of Rhizaria

Large amoeba-like organisms known as Rhizaria have often been overlooked in studies of ocean biology and biogeochemistry. Underwater imaging and ecological network analyses are revealing their roles. See Article p.465 & Letter p.504

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Caron, D. The rise of Rhizaria. Nature 532, 444–445 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17892

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