This tiny spiny puffer fish was caught in a neuston net tow. Many juvenile fish live in clumps of sargassum weed, a type of marine algae that lives its wholelife floating at the oceans surface.
Photographer: Bruce Moravchik
Credit: Islands in the Stream Expedition 2002. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
Location: South Atlantic Bight, Southeast United States
Subject: Ocean exploration