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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2765

A large car/boat battery rests on the sea floor near San Nicolas Island. The battery is covered in crinoids, which may serve as artificial habitat for a young rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus). This photo was taken by the SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at approximately 110 meters.

Image ID: fish2765, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: California offshore
Photo Date: 2007 December
Credit: NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC Benthic Resources Group

Category: Marine debris/

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