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Sep 14, 2010 12:28 PM by Melissa Canone

Grant to Catalog Thousands of Invertebrates Collected From Gulf

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Biologists at the Gulf Coast
Research Laboratory are working to catalog thousands of
invertebrates collected from the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi Press reported the laboratory, located Ocean
Springs, has received $190,000 in funding from the National Science
Foundation.
GCRL museum curator Sara LeCroy says the collection includes
samples and historical data from sites potentially impacted by the
Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Beach and grassbed samples of shoreline invertebrates collected
in May with the Gulf Islands National Seashore in Mississippi and
Florida are to be processed through the grant

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