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Starlet anemones live in salt marshes from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, feeding on tiny animal plankton. WHOI biologist Ann Tarrant and WHOI postdoctoral fellow Adam Reitzel traveled to Louisiana marshes to look for the anemones in areas affected by the BP oil spill. (Photo by Matthew Jenny, University of Alabama)


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