This view of the USS Baltimore foredeck shows the forecastle and upper hull strakes have been removed, likely to aid the scuttling of the ship. As shown in this photo, brisingid sea stars dominated much of the available surface on the ship.

This view of the USS Baltimore foredeck shows the forecastle and upper hull strakes have been removed, likely to aid the scuttling of the ship. As shown in this photo, brisingid sea stars dominated much of the available surface on the ship. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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