Various laser scan images

Laser line scan images of (A) drift kelp at 45 m water depth, swath width 2.7 m; (B) sea pen (arrow) and ratfish in water depth 90 m; (C) California halibut, swath width 4.3 m; and (D) juvenile lingcod over sand bottom (based on swath width, fish is about 20 cm). Fish identification is a best guess based on laser image profile and fishes collected in the vicinity. Image courtesy of Laser Line Scan Mapping, NOAA-OER.

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