North Pacific Ocean Gyre collections from Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists aboard the SEAPLEX voyage in August of 2009 revealed small jellyfish (Velella velella) with lots of plastic.

North Pacific Ocean Gyre collections from Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists aboard the SEAPLEX voyage in August of 2009 revealed small jellyfish (Velella velella) with lots of plastic. Image courtesy of J. Leichter, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

 

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