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Puget Sound Seafloor

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This photograph is of the Puget Sound seafloor and shows an area mixed with mud, gravel and cobble that is occupied by bivalve molluscs with exposed siphons, a sea star and metridium. This image was collected as part of USGS efforts to help with rockfish recovery in the Puget Sound. Scientists are mapping their ecosystem and habitat to understand population distribution


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