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Press Release 10-104
NSF Awards Rapid Response Grant for Study of Vibrio Bacteria in Gulf Oyster Beds

Scientists are investigating impact of oil spill on vibrios and their antibiotic association with phytoplankton

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Photo of oysters from the Gulf of Mexico.

The Gulf of Mexico has long supported extensive oyster beds and a thriving oyster harvest.

Credit: State of Florida


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Photo of Crystal Johnson streaking vibrios for isolation on agar using a sterile loop.

Scientist Crystal Johnson streaks vibrios for isolation on agar using a sterile loop.

Credit: Shaofeng Pei


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Photo of LSU graduate student Erica Simmons collecting water, sediment and oysters in Cocodrie, La.

LSU graduate student Erica Simmons collects water, sediment and oysters in Cocodrie, La.

Credit: Derek Cole


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Photo of a gloved hand holding an opened oyster.

Biologists are studying vibrios found in Gulf coast oyster beds.

Credit: NOAA


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Photomicrograph of Vibrio vulnificus.

Vibrio vulnificus lives in warm seawater and is "halophilic"--requiring salt.

Credit: CDC


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Photo of an oyster on a beach.

Oysters and oyster beds are among the most threatened marine species and habitats.

Credit: Christopher Seufert/Creative Commons


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