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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0372

This tiny spiny puffer fish was caught in a neuston net tow. Many juvenile fish live in clumps of sargassum weed, a type of marine algae that lives its whole life floating at the oceans surface.

Image ID: expl0372, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: South Atlantic Bight, Southeast United States
Photographer: Bruce Moravchik, NOAA
Credit: Islands in the Stream Expedition 2002. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Category: Ocean exploration/

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