Marine Snow

Dec 12, 2020 • Wikireadia

In the deep ocean, marine snow is a continuous shower of mostly organic detritus falling from the upper layers of the water column. It is a significant means of exporting energy from the light-rich photic zone to the aphotic zone below which is referred to as the biological pump.

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Wikipedia contributors. November 18, 2020. Marine snow. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from

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