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Barataria Bay Dolphins 2011 Health Assessment

Caption: Scientist from the on-going Deepwater Horizon / BP Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) conduct capture and release health assessments of live wild dolphins in Louisiana's Barataria Bay in August, 2011 to determine impacts of spill on the top of the food chain marine mammals

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Related news release: Deepwater Horizon NRDA study shows possible oil impact on dolphins

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