In the wet lab, anemones are sorted, labeled, photographed and preserved for genetic analysis back at the lab. The genetic markers of these anemones will be compared to those in nearby canyons.

In the wet lab, anemones are sorted, labeled, photographed, and preserved for genetic analysis back at the lab. The genetic markers of these anemones will be compared to those in nearby canyons. Image courtesy of the Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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