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A Fine Mess

A mess of a tangled fishing line with octopus hooks we found -- and detangled -- on Pacifica beach. A number of mollusks and crustaceans and organisms were caught in the multi-hook line, entwined with a plastic bag. We set them free after we cut away the line.

 

Link to a Nightline clip about The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Taken on August 27, 2009