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Re: Asteroid Impact Finally Confirmed
Rob Meyerson wrote:
> For a variation of the above explanation. Plankton suffered greatly, but how
> did algae fare? If some varieties of algae were to come through in good
> they might be able to provide a solid enough nutrient base that would allow
> relatively small animals to survive (I know this doesn't explain the
Those algae that could encyst did relatively well, but forms like
coccoliths suffered 95% extinction at ejecta blanket. Those
dinoflagellates that do not encyst also suffered major extinction.
Tom Holmes perspective?