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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0429

Patches of sargassum floating at the surface are often home to a large diversity of marine animals. Andrea Quattrini, a technician with Steve W. Ross at UNC-Wilmington, passes time between submersible dives by collecting sargassum for later analysis.

Image ID: expl0429, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: North Carolina Continental Slope
Photographer: Art Howard, NAPRO Communications
Credit: Life on the Edge 2004 Expedition: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Category: Ocean exploration/Algae/

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