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a barnacle in a jar
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Sonia Fernandez
Sessile creatures like this barnacle were the key to determining when the oil pipeline was compromised, an event that eventually led to the oil spill

How Marine Science Institute researchers helped solve the 2021 Huntington Beach oil spill

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A foothill yellow-legged frog perches on a rock.
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Brome McCreary
Foothill yellow-legged frogs live in the flowing water of rivers and streams, so are especially vulnerable when these shrink to isolated pools.
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California Sea Otters grooming themselves in the Elkhorn Slough at Moss Landing.
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Htrnr via iStock
Although sea otters only recently recolonized their historic habitat in the Elkhorn Sough, they’re already benefiting the ecosystem.
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Amber hills roll away behind a lone oak tree, with facilities in the background.
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Matt Perko
The rolling hills of Sedgwick Reserve offer a testbed for researchers to probe grassland ecology.
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The 14 members of the Biopacific Group pose outside Elings Hall
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The NSF BioPACIFIC MIP group.
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A school of hammerhead sharks.
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Masayuki Agawa via OceanImageBank