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Science of SpongeBob: Plankton!

Bikini Bottom’s Bad Guy, the Ocean’s Tiny Hero

Dean Pentcheff in front of Plankton from SpongeBob Square Pants

You might know Sheldon J. Plankton as the villain of Bikini Bottom, but did you know these real-life microorganisms are actually the heroes of our underwater ecosystems? Check out more from our scientists!