Q&A – 1 Jan Arrigo May 15, 2014 Questions and Answers 2 Comments Lorenzo and Celeste From Palo Alto asked: What Do phytoplankton look like? There are many types of phytoplankton and they all look a little different. Some are bacteria, some are protists, and others are diatoms. Diatoms are the main type that will be studied on this expedition How Many branches do they have? Phytoplankton are one celled organisms so they don’t have branches. Diatoms live encased in a glass-like structure. They are rectangular in shape. Check out this NASA website: earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Phytoplankton/ Email questions to: email@example.com 2 Responses Cole Toyryla May 17, 2014 I love learning about phytoplankton! Reply Jan Nash-Arrigo May 20, 2014 Hi Cole! What would you like to know about phytoplankton? Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.