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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2357

A large melon sponge, a crinoid waving in the current, and what appears to be sunken marine plastic debris to the right. The ripple marks in the sand indicate a high current regime as the study site was on the east side of the Gulf Stream.

Image ID: expl2357, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: Bioluminescence 2009 Expedition, NOAA/OER

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available

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