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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef3295

Scientists survey fish populations using the "Stationary Point Count" method, in which pairs of divers record the number, size, and species of all fishes observed within adjacent visually estimated cylinders 15 meters in diameter.

Image ID: reef3295, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Photographer: Paula Ayotte
Credit: NOAA/NMFS/Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Blog

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