See pic: NASA's image of the day - Phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic

NASA has unveiled a stunning image of phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic, taken in late September.  

Updated: Dec 11, 2015, 17:30 PM IST
See pic: NASA's image of the day - Phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic
Pic Courtesy: NASA Twitter handle

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New Delhi: US space agency NASA has unveiled a stunning image of phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic, taken in late September.

Large-scale autumn bloom of microscopic marine algae is known as phytoplankton.

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Each time in the spring season, the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean witness a dramatic “bloom” of phytoplankton.

Here is a look at the beautiful picture: