Sign in now to view, license and download this image or contact us to see this image without a watermark. Want to embed this image on a non-commercial website or blog? Learn more.
The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) is valuable to medical research due to its unique blood, Florida : Stock Photo
The Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) test produced from the animal's blood can detect endotoxins in pharmaceuticals as well as test for select bacterial diseases.

The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) is valuable to medical research due to its unique blood, Florida

Credit: 
Visuals Unlimited, Inc./Kim Fennema
Caption:
The Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) test produced from the animal's blood can detect endotoxins in pharmaceuticals as well as test for select bacterial diseases.
Calculate priceView cart
Creative #:
156853633
Release info:
No release, but release may not be required.More information
License type:
Rights-managedRights-managed products are licensed with restrictions on usage, such as limitations on size, placement, duration of use and geographic distribution. You will be asked to submit information concerning your intended use of the product, which will determine the scope of usage rights granted.
Collection:
Visuals Unlimited
Max file size:
5,184 x 3,456 px (17.28 x 11.52 in) - 300 dpi - 13.8 MB

Keywords

This image is subject to copyright. Getty Images reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip, and to seek damages for copyright violations. To learn more about copyright and Getty Images’ enforcement program, click here. Availability for this image cannot be guaranteed until time of purchase.
The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab Is Valuable To Medical Research Due To Its Unique Blood Florida Stock Photo 156853633Animals In The Wild,Arthropod,Atlantic Ocean,Bacterium,Biology,Close-up,Color Image,Day,Directly Above,Directly Below,Dorsal Fin,Examining,Florida - USA,Full Length,Gulf Coast States,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Horseshoe Crab,Illness,Nature,No People,Non-Urban Scene,Outdoors,Photography,Physiology,Research,Sand,Sea Life,Test,The Natural World,Three Animals,Undersea,Underwater,WildlifePhotographer Collection: Visuals Unlimited The Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) test produced from the animal's blood can detect endotoxins in pharmaceuticals as well as test for select bacterial diseases.