ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Sponge research. Biologist collecting samples of sponges in a channel among coastal mangrove trees. This research is part of an expedition organised by Mission Auracea, a multi-disciplinary group that catalogues organisms in poorly-studied parts of the world. The aim is to find new cosmetics or pharmaceutical drugs. Photographed in Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique.
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