ORCA WISH LIST
ORCA's lab work includes identifying water toxicity, culturing sediment samples and determining the results of pollution contamination on organisms. This requires approximately $1,100 each month for various lab supplies. Support ORCA with your gift today for any of the following lab supplies:
Glassware cleaner that leaves no residue which could negatively affect tests and cultures.
50 Gallons of Purified Water: $50
To rinse glassware following acid washing.
Guillard Vitamins and Minerals: $200
Supplements to support growth of dinoflagellate and diatom cultures.
Alcohol- Isopropyl alcohol: $35
To sterilize the culture hood and lab areas before inoculating or splitting bacterial or dinoflagellate cultures.
Stir Bars: $75
Used to mix aqueous solutions and used in microtox tests.
Pipette tips: $108
Used for the microtox bioassays as well as dinoflagellate and bacterial culture.
Make a gift of a specific lab item, online by clicking Make a Donation, and specifying the wish list item under “comments.” Or send your check today to ORCA at the address below:
Duerr Laboratory for Marine Conservation
1420 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34949