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Title: Fish Face
Description: The Pacific sand lance is an important forage fish found in Puget Sound. They employ a unique strategy of burrowing into sand to rest and conserve energy, and to avoid predation. The USGS is currently studying forage fish spawning, and how human development may be affecting their habitat.
Location: Bellingham, WA, USA
Photographer: Collin Smith , U.S. Geological Survey
Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.
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