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Collecting benthic macroinvertebrates

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Collecting benthic macroinvertebrates in Wrangell St. Elias National Park. Sarah Laske (USGS – ASC) collects benthic macroinvertebrates using a kick net in a lake in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska, as part of a study examining mercury in lake food webs.


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Photo taken by Ashley Stanek, U.S. Geological Survey