Dr Richard Kirby (@PlanktonPundit )

Dr Richard Kirby

Bio Independent scientist. Speaker. Filmmaker. Expedition guide. Past Royal Society URF. Founded SecchiDisk.org study. Author OceanDrifters.org. Ronin Inst scholar.
Location Plymouth, England
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Twitter Web App : I imagine that I get the same sense of wonder looking at this world through a microscope that an astronomer gets looking at a distant galaxy. My studies never bore me. One day, I hope to have a telescope too. twitter.com/Knatividadh/st…

Twitter Web App : They bloom in huge numbers and can control zooplankton production through their intensive predation. twitter.com/cto_maverick/s…

Twitter Web App : It is a ctenophore or comb jelly. This type (Order Cydippida) are also known as sea gooseberries for obvious reasons. See Episode 17 of my Pinned Tweet thread twitter.com/PlanktonPundit… twitter.com/cto_maverick/s…

Twitter Web App : Excellent. Every piece removed means less will end up among the plankton at the base of the marine food chain. ZEISS Microscopy twitter.com/EcoEdBear/stat…

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Twitter Web App : Planktonic larvae travel in ocean currents just like the wind disperses the seeds of plants on land. twitter.com/PlanktonPundit…

Twitter Web App : 19) The meroplankton. #DavidAttenborough introduces the extraordinary planktonic larval forms of creatures whose adults live on the seabed. The plankton provides these babies with plenty of food to grow and the surface ocean currents may disperse them to new places. ZEISS Microscopy

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Twitter Web App : Planktonic larvae travel in ocean currents just like the wind disperses the seeds of plants on land. twitter.com/PlanktonPundit…

Twitter Web App : 19) The meroplankton. #DavidAttenborough introduces the extraordinary planktonic larval forms of creatures whose adults live on the seabed. The plankton provides these babies with plenty of food to grow and the surface ocean currents may disperse them to new places. ZEISS Microscopy

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Twitter Web App : Tonight, Baby creatures from the sea surface - some of the most remarkable animal designs you will have ever seen. twitter.com/PlanktonPundit…

Twitter Web App : Tomorrow, Tuesday 7th July at ~20.00 GMT in episode 19 of my plankton series #DavidAttenborough introduces the meroplankton, the amazing larval forms of many creatures that live on the sea floor. You can watch the other episodes so far, here twitter.com/PlanktonPundit… ZEISS Microscopy

Twitter Web App : Tomorrow, Tuesday 7th July at ~20.00 GMT in episode 19 of my plankton series #DavidAttenborough introduces the meroplankton, the amazing larval forms of many creatures that live on the sea floor. You can watch the other episodes so far, here twitter.com/PlanktonPundit… ZEISS Microscopy

Twitter Web App : Glad you like them. Many other people haven't yet seen what they are missing :-) twitter.com/UkumariSerrepe…

Twitter Web App : 1) Huge coccolothiphore bloom in the English Channel southwest approaches right now. Now see my replies to this tweet somersetlive.co.uk/news/nasa-reve…

Twitter Web App : Are we barking mad? Krill are essential food for penguins, seals, whales and albatross. Now, weve introduced two new animals to this food chain to compete with Antarctic wildlife by catching krill to feed to our cats and dogs. qrillpet.com

Twitter Web App : Are we barking mad? Krill are essential food for penguins, seals, whales and albatross. Now, weve introduced two new animals to this food chain to compete with Antarctic wildlife by catching krill to feed to our cats and dogs. qrillpet.com