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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2198

Image #3 of sequence. In sharp contrast, by July 1998, a dramatic recovery had taken place. There is a well-developed cold tongue and a dramatic bloom of phytoplankton along the equator. High chlorophyll concentrations had not previously been observed over such a large area.

Image ID: fish2198, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Credit: Courtesy of F. Chavez; Published in Science Magazine, Vol 286, 10 December 1999, p. 212.

Category: Fisheries/

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