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Vol. 17, No. 39 Week of September 23, 2012
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


New barnacle found at Alyeska terminal

The nonindigenous species could have arrived via oil tanker; unclear whether crustacean is widely established in Alaska waters

Wesley Loy

For Petroleum News

Scientists like making new discoveries. But Greg Ruiz and his colleagues would have been content not to have found what they did recently at the Valdez oil terminal. During a summer 2011 survey to test for evidence of invasive species in Prince William Sound, the scientists found a kind of barnacle....

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