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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2767

A stack of un-fired ammunition lies partially buried in the soft sediment at 9 Mile Bank off the coast of San Diego. Several brittle stars have excavated a home underneath the shell casings. This photo was taken by the SWFSC remotely operated vehicle at approximately 150 meters.

Image ID: fish2767, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: California offshore
Photo Date: 2006 March
Credit: NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC Benthic Resources Group

Category: Marine debris/

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