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Gulf of Oman Blooms

A dense bloom of phytoplankton — likely the dinoflagellate mixotroph, Noctiluca scintillans — is visible in this Landsat 8/OLI image collected on December 22, 2017.

Click on the above image to get a larger version that shows the bloom'S position and size relative to Oman'S al Dimaniyyat Islands in the lower left corner.