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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2771

A classic example of marine debris, a derelict fish/prawn trap continues to 'ghost fish' at 9 Mile Bank, which is approximately nine miles off the coast of San Diego. Inside the trap, there is at least one bank rockfish (Sebastes rufus) . This photo was taken by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center's remotely operated vehicle at approximately 530 meters.

Image ID: fish2771, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: California offshore
Photo Date: 2005 January
Credit: NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC Benthic Resources Group

Category: Marine debris/

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