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University of Washington

Monterey Bay Aquarium Open Sea Tank

Caption: Sardines, tuna and turtles are among the species in the Monterey Bay Aquarium Open Sea tank where scientists successfully used the latest DNA techniques as a new way to tally the fish in the tank.

Credit: ©Monterey Bay Aquarium/Randy Wilder

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