Flesh-eating Bacteria Thrive in Tarballs

by Paige Brown / SciLogs Dr. Cova Arias, professor of Aquatic Microbiology at Auburn University, and two of her lab members had rather disturbing results published in the journal EcoHealth last December, 2011, on their discovery of high concentrations of Vibrio vulnificus, also known as a type of flesh-eating bacteria, in tarballs. What is surprising […]

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