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I picked a bag of litter (I pick up at least one bag full at each beach walk), but the mass of small plastic bits is fairly overwhelming.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Walking or running: 4.

Notable Wildlife

blooming: sea rocket, silverweed (Potentilla), yarrow, red clover, yellow monkey-flower; live beach hoppers (Traskorchestia) and isopods (Excirolana)

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. lots of small mole crab (Emerita analoga)skeletons, with a few adults, in the driftline

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam. lots of small plastic trash

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I picked a bag of litter (I pick up at least one bag full at each beach walk), but the mass of small plastic bits is fairly overwhelming.

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