U.S. Geological Survey - Microbiology
Plant and animal images related to USGS microbiology research.
Plants and Animals
Research Summary: Expression of Genes (as Novel Biomarkers) in Sea Otter Populations as Indicators of Exposure to Organic Pollutants, Metals, Parasites, Bacterial Infection, Viral Infection, and Thermal Stress (A. Keith Miles, James L. Bodkin)
Description: A sea otter swims in Monterey Bay, California. USGS scientists study this federally listed species in efforts to help them recover from near extinction.