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Fish Larvae Under the Microscope

Posted by | August 8, 2011 | Filed under: Observations

Our larval fish monitoring involves netting critters measured in millimeters, preserving them, and inventorying them under a microscope. Here are a few portraits shared by Jeremy Miller from the 2008 surveys. Watch for a report from the Ocean Survey Vessel Bold, where Hannah Wilhelm is currently assisting with larval fish (and nutrient) sampling during a one-week mission in the Gulf of Maine.

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