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Whale Blow Microbiome

Researchers from WHOI, NOAA Fisheries Southwest Science Center, SR3 Sealife, and the Vancouver Aquarium analyzed whale blow samples collected via drone to identify a core group of bacteria in the respiratory tract of healthy whales.

Learn more: https://go.whoi.edu/whale-blow

Work conducted under a research license issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (XMMS 7 2016).