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Dolphin and Container Ship

Caption: A dolphin is dwarfed by a massive container ship. Impacts of shipping on marine mammals include ship strikes, a particular concern for large whales.

Credit: Elliott Hazen, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center

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