PerspectiveEcology

Peter Principle Packs a Peck of Phytoplankton

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Science  20 Feb 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5917, pp. 1022-1023
DOI: 10.1126/science.1170662

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Summary

Biomechanical interactions between motile cells and environmental flows may cause the rapid formation of ecologically important phytoplankton patches.