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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef2129

Plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water column. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. Compare to images reef2130, reef0859, and reef0556.

Image ID: reef2129, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)


Category: Coral Reefs/Marine Debris Plastic/

High Resolution Photo Available





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