sorting through sargassum

Alan Felker, North Carolina Educator at Sea (far left) sorts through sargassum collected during a neuston net tow. The science team separates fish and invertebrates, counts them and determines what species they are. Image courtesy of Islands in the Sea 2002, NOAA/OER.

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