Mary Jane JessenBFA, AFC Contemporary environmental paintings
Subject: Fish - Pacific Salmon - Parasites Dimensions (inches): 24 x 48 x 2.25 Medium: Collage and oil paint on canvas Description: Parvicapsula is a parasite that attacks the kidneys of salmon and can potentially cause a high mortality rate among spawners. In the background of the painting is a tissue section of a sockeye glomeruli infected with parvicapsula.
Resources: Bower, Dr. Susan. Parasitologist, Aquaculture Division Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, BC Jones, Dr. Simon. Salmonid immunology and parasitology. Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, BC
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Details: Full colour 12" x 24" Giclee print on canvas. Edition Size: 100 Price: $295.00 US
Conservation Committment: 15% (Artist commits to donating the indicated portion of proceeds to conservation)