Examples of marine debris observed on Davidson Seamount,
off the coast of Central California:
(a.) a plastic bag on top of a sponge limits the ability of the sponge to filter food from the water
(b.) an Olympia beer can was found at 8,589 feet
(c.) a Coca-Cola bottle, that originated in South Korea, was likely lost off an oil tanker or container ship
(d.) a communications cable, of unknown origin, is visible in the lower part of this image.
- Credit: NOAA/MBARI (copied from DeVogelaere et al. 2014)