Virtually indestructible pieces of plastic fouling a black rock beach
on the island of Hawaii. Smaller pieces of plastic are often mistaken for food
and ingested by marine birds, sea turtles, and
fish and can kill the unsuspecting animals.
Image ID: fish1965, NOAA's Fisheries Collection Location: Hawaii, Hawaii Photo Date: 2008 August 1 Photographer: LCDR Eric Johnson, NOAA Corps