high-magnification image of 1-µm sized bacteria

This high-magnification image, using transmission electron microscopy, shows 1-µm-sized bacteria inside a deep-sea mollusc that naturally concentrates particles from the surrounding seawater as it feeds. (Adapted from Deming et al., 1997, Microscopy Research and Technique.) Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, NOAA/OER.

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