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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish0285

Collection of mummichog from a Rhode Island salt pond six months after an oil spill washed into the pond. This salt pond was also a wildlife refuge, so canoes and traps were used to collect fish, rather than powerboats and trawls. Lawrence Chicelly (NOAA Corp) assisted NWFSC scientists with fish collections to examine fish health and contaminant exposure.

Image ID: fish0285, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Rhode Island
Photo Date: 1996 July
Photographer: Carla Stehr, NOAA/NMFS/NWFSC/ECD/MF

Category: NOAA 200th Photo Contest/

High Resolution Photo Available

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