Marine Biology FAIL

T-shirt shows coccolithophore instead of dinoflagellate

Zazzle, are you saying that all phytoplankton look the SAME to you?!

Thanks, R.A.!

Miriam Goldstein (230 Posts)

11 Replies to “Marine Biology FAIL”

        1. Thanks, I’m renaming the coccolithophorid section of my Hacrobia chapter to that now. Let’s see if teh boss ever notices…

          PS: Hahaha. You said “cock”.

  1. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! They’re in completely different fucking SUPERGROUPS!
    My brain hurts. Poor Ehux is NOT deadly, last I checked! >.<

    Crabe, how did you calculate the divergence time? Just curious, because the phylogenetic placement of these buggers is still not entirely clear…

    (btw, the epitome of eukaryotic taxon fail is the tradition of using pictures of Chaos or Amoeba proteus in fear mongering articles about Naegleria fowlerii…)

  2. Wow. That’s like having a photo of a shelf fungus on a t-shirt and underneath is printed ‘I Love Kittens’

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