Two vials ready for the centrifuge

A hand is visible holding two vials.  Each vial is filled with clear liquid and has a drop of blood visible at the bottom.

Two vials ready for the centrifuge

Two vials filled with ovarian fluid have been spun in a centrifuge, and the red dots that remain are the cells, proteins and bacteria present in the fluid. Fish health biologists can use this pellet to study the health of adult salmon.
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Laura Mahoney/USFWS
Ecosystem
River/stream
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Anadromous fish
Animal health
Fish hatcheries