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Fig. 1 | Animal Microbiome

Fig. 1

From: Similar bacterial communities on healthy and injured skin of black tip reef sharks

Fig. 1

Black-tip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) sampling and skin insults. a Shark skin swab samples were collected at five sites in the Amirante Islands, Seychelles. b Black-tip reef sharks can often be observed exhibiting deep open skin injuries. c-d Representative photographs of insults on the skin covering the gills in black-tip reef sharks. Photographs taken (b) of a free-swimming shark at one of the sample sites, (c) and (d) during shark capture and sample collection

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