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Fewer skin lesions on fish is evidence BP oil is to blame for the ailment: USF scientist listen

07/09/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, oil spill, fish, Steven Murawski

Scientists have found a link between skin lesions and oil in some marine life. It’s another piece of evidence in a long line showing the 2010 BP oil disaster had a lasting impact on the health of the Gulf of Mexico. That study was published in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. WMNF interviewed Steven Murawski, a professor of biological oceanography at the University of South Florida.

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