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Searching for Harmful Algae

WHOI researcher Bruce Keafer demonstrates the procedure for filtering water samples for Alexandrium fundyense prior to a research cruise on the R/V Oceanus in April 2008. A. fundyense is a harmful form of algae that can sicken humans who eat tainted shellfish. Behind Keafer, from left, are guest student Stacey Lee, postdoctoral fellow Bibiana Crespo, WHOI researcher Mindy Richlen. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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