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Questions answered during the expedition are below.



Question from: Kasey, Maryland

I saw the picture of the roughtongue bass ( from one of the background essays on

question about fish
I am curious if the fish in these pictures are the same fish. We saw it in ~100 m just off shore of Virginia. During the cruise we were unable to ID if from the northeast deep sea fish books we had on board.?

Answer from: Stacey Harter, NOAA

Those are actually Anthias nicholsi, the yellowfin bass.


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