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Scientists Collecting Bluefin Larvae

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

Tags: bluefin science southeast gulf tuna

Multinational group of Scientists collect the sample to obtain larval Bluefin tuna on the back deck of the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter in the Caribbean. Pictured are (Left to right): Elizabeth Romero- Hernandez, Hydrobiologist for Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Pesca. (INAPESCA); Estrella Malca, NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Lourdes Vasquez-Yeomans, 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 Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Pesca. (INAPESCA). INAPESCA is a federal agency that regulates all of Mexico's fishery resources and is a partner in the research efforts.