Artistic drawing of Laurence M. Gould
Artistic drawing of the U.S. National Science Foundation ice cutter Laurence M. Gould in Antarctica.
This image is from the graphic novel "A mysterious disease in Antarctic fish", created by University of Oregon undergraduate Chloe DaMommio and biologists John Postlethwait and Thomas Desvignes, and based on the true events and findings associated with the scientific article "A parasite outbreak in notothenioid fish in an Antarctic fjord" (2022), published in iScience.
[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants OPP 1947040, OPP 1543383 and OPP 1444167.]
You can learn more about this research in the UO news story Climate change may be culprit in Antarctic fish disease outbreak. (Date of image: June 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug. 14, 2022)
Credit: Chloe DaMommio, John H. Postlethwait, Thomas Desvignes
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