Why Does the Ocean Smell Like That?

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What gives the ocean its distinct, sometimes pungent smell? It turns out the answer is more than just dead fish or salt: it’s the scent of tons of phytoplankton being munched on!

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Image sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mixed_phytoplankton_community_2.png
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