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Atlantic tripletail or tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis), hidden in the middle of floating trash. Adults are often found near the surface over deep, open water, although always associated with floating objects or Sargasso. Atlantic ocean offshore Madeira - Composite image. Composite image

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Plastic bags and a lot of other plastic garbage drift through oceans driven by wind and ocean currents. And sometimes they pile up in dense dumps in the ocean gyros.


Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Atlantic tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis)

Behavior / Protect

Individual / Nobody

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Macaronesia

Material / Object / Rope

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Image processing / Digital assembly

Species / Relation between species / Man-induced activity

Europe / European Union / Portugal / Madeira archipelago

Symbolic image

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Environment / Pollution / Water pollution

Material / Object / Packaging

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Motion / Locomotion / Swim

Behavior / Hide


Matter (substance) / Synthetic matter / Plastic

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Area / Naturalness / Natural area

Environment / Waste management / Scrap / Underwater scrap

Environment / Waste management / Scrap / Domestic scrap

Material / Object / Plastic bag

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Pisces / Osteichthya / Actinopterygii / Teleostei / Perciformes / Lobotidae / Lobotes

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