Taking sponge samples for analysis

Tara Pitts (l) and Kathleen Janda (r) of HBOI take sponge samples for analysis. Kathleen is attempting to culture cells that may yield important lifesaving compounds. Image courtesy of T. Piper, NOAA OE.

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