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Sampling on R/V Megamouth

Picture by: NOAA Picture taken on: August 11th, 2011

Tags: dolphin deepwaterhorizon oil spill southeast NOAA

NOAA scientists and partners collect samples for medical analysis during an ultrasound examination on R/V Megamouth. The scientists work quickly on this special research vessel to minimize the stress on the dolphin. This study is part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and authorized by Scientific Research Permit No. 932-1905-MA-009526.

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