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Block Island Seafloor

Detailed Description

This photograph is of the seafloor off the Block Island coast and shows a rock crab and several shrimp on a boulder that is covered with bryozoans. Shell fragments and other coarse grained sediment can be seen in the background (upper left corner). This photograph was collected to support research and management activities (e.g., wind farms and fisheries) along the Rhode Island inner continental shelf.


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