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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0974

This is artificial wetland area in which runoff from agricultural and industrial sources concentrates selenium. This in turn has caused deformities in indigenous species.

Image ID: nerr0974, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: California, Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Date: 1998 Winter
Photographer: Dr. Dwayne Meadows, NMFS/OPR

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