Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Friday, October 8, 2010

You gonna eat that?

In oceanic water, certain types of organic substances are a real delicacy for bacteria. Those damn organic foodies.

Disclaimer: Bacteria here are not depicted to scale, they are MUCH smaller than a krill poo. Also a real krill pellet would sink within seconds of being generated by the krill, which is a marine crustacean (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antarctic_krill), taking the bacteria attached to the bottom of the sea...