Michael Martinez-Colon, puerto rico, tropical, foraminifera, forams, foram, geology, micropaleontology, FAMU, Puerto Rico, environmental, Ammonia, A. beccariia

The Centro de Conservacion de Manatíes de Puerto Rico (Manatee Conservation Center of Puerto Rico) is conducting the first health and epidemiologic assessment of manatees from Puerto Rico. Dr. Martínez-Colón will be analyzing blood samples for heavy metal  content as well as sediment and seagrass to assess potential trophic transfer.

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