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Title: Midlatitude Productivity.
Caption: This animation contains several components. The main component depicts a one-year productivity cycle at mid-latitudes: A graph shows changes in phytoplankton, zooplankton, nutrients, and sunlight, along with accompanying changes in water temperature and photosynthesis compensation depth. Other components include a world productivity map, photos of phytoplankton, and illustrations of zooplankton.
Keywords: oceans, productivity, phytoplankton, zooplankton, photosynthesis, compensation depth, thermoclines