Two fish “FILLED with oil” caught by member of whale research crew while in Gulf

USM team tracks oil spill’s effect on whales, Morning Sentinel (Maine), November 24, 2010:

John Wise, a professor of toxicology and molecular epidemiology, and 16 students spent their days aboard the Odyssey, a 93-foot sailboat, taking cell samples from humpback, Bryde’s and sperm whales in the Gulf and the Atlantic. …

Wise’s children, John Jr. and Cathy, both biology majors at USM, and his wife, Sandy, were part of the research crew.

[H]is son caught two fish that were filled with oil; but they didn’t see oil on the surface of the water, even when they were within a few miles of the spill site.

See also: Photo surfaces of black substance inside large fish caught by Florida man

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