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Scientists Process Bluefin Larvae Sample

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Scientists Process Bluefin Larvae Sample

Picture by: J. Lamkin Picture taken on: April 8th, 2011

Tags: bluefin science southeast gulf tuna

Multinational group of Scientists process the sample to collect Bluefin tuna on the back deck of the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter in the Caribbean. Pictured are (Left to right): Estrella Malca, NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Lourdes Vasquez-Yeomans, an Ichtyologist from Mexico's El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR); Laura Carrillo, Oceanographer from Mexico's El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR); Leobardo Garcia Solorio, Marine Biologist for Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Pesca (INAPESCA); Elizabeth Romero Hernandez, Hydrobiologist for INAPESCA. INAPESCA is a federal agency that regulates all of Mexico's fishery resources and is a partner in the research efforts.