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Address: Dr. Alejandro Bortolus, Centro Nacional Patagonico (CENPAT-CONICET), Bvd Brown s/n, Puerto Madryn (9120), Chubut, Argentina
Internet: Alejandro Bortolus
Andrew N. Cohen
Address: Andrew Cohen, Director, Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions (CRAB), 5994 McBryde Avenue, Richmond, California, USA 94805-1164
California Academy of Sciences
Most images are of fresh-caught living material, photographed in the laboratory with a digital camera. In some cases, backgrounds were eliminated or a montage created from multiple original photographs using Photoshop software.
Address: Richard J. Mooi, Curator and Scientific Coordinator, SF Bay 2K Project, California Academy of Sciences, Invertebrate Zoology & Geology Department, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco CA 94103 USA
Phone: (415) 321-8270
Internet: See additional images of San Francisco Bay invertebrates at the Academy's Bay2K Website.
Glenn A. Richard
The images are from the Flax Pond Digital Library, which is maintained by the Earth Science Educational Resource Center at Stony Brook University in order to foster education and research focused on salt marshes.
Internet: For more salt marsh images, go to the Flax Pond Digital Library.
Internet: For additional information on sea squirts, go to Ascidian News.
James T. Carlton
Address: James T. Carlton, Director, Maritime Studies Program, Williams College/Mystic Seaport, P.O. Box 6000, Mystic CT 06355-0990 USA
Leslie Harris, NHMLAC
Address: Leslie Harris, Collection Manager, LACM-Allan Hancock Foundation Polychaete Collection, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90007 USA
Internet: For additional images and information on polychaetes go to the Polychaete Page of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Luis A. Solórzano
Internet: See additional images at the California Biota website.
Page Valentine & Dann Blackwood, USGS
Public domain image from the U.S. Geological Survey's Didemnum vexillum website.
Internet: For related images and information go to the U.S. Geological Survey's Didemnum vexillum website.
U. S. Geological Survey
Email: Janet Thompson at email@example.com
Nearshore Habitat Program, Washington Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 47027, Olympia WA 98504-7027 USA
Email: Helen Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internet: Nearshore Habitat Program
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