The image above shows the Manta Net during a tow; the image below shows some of the larger debris collected during this afternoon’s Manta Tow, suggesting we have entered the Garbage Patch.

The image above shows the Manta Net during a tow; the image below shows some of the larger debris collected during this afternoon’s Manta Tow, suggesting we have entered the Garbage Patch. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program.

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