Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Molluscan Fisheries staff sieve and rinse each fauna sample to remove fine sand. The remaining sample is bagged, labeled, and preserved for laboratory analysis.


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FWC Facts:
The organism that causes red tide in Florida, Karenia brevis, owes its name to a state researcher of harmful algal blooms, Dr. Karen Steidinger.

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