Hey everyone, I’d like to draw your attention to this fantastic post by Jessica Luo on the Plankton Portal blog explaining the questions they are are trying to answer with your help on the project. In short, it’s all (or mostly) about the jellies! The small jellyfish species Solmaris rhodoloma is a major predator in the plankton world, and the images in Plankton Portal are taken from an area off the Californian coast where these beautiful creatures have aggregated. Measuring their position and orientation, along with that of their prey, is key to understanding what is going on in this area of aggregation and how long they have been collecting there.
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