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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish8123

An adult skua stretches its wings, revealing identification tags used by AMLR scientists to study foraging behavior of an animal throughout a single breeding season. The tags are molted off with the feathers at the end of the season.

Image ID: fish8123, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Antarctica, King George Island
Photo Date: 1976
Photographer: Dr. Wayne Trivelpiece
Credit: NOAA NMFS SWFSC Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program

Category: Fisheries/Marine Birds/

High Resolution Photo Available

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