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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory staff at the Marine Sciences Laboratory are conducting research using biosentinels, which are living organisms that give early warning of the presence of a contaminant of interest. Here, haemolymph is extracted from a mussel to measure the concentration of contaminants accumulated from the environment.

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Document Title: Measuring Contaminants in Mussels
Category: Marine Science, Security: Local-National-International
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: September 2004
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