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noaasanctuaries: When a ship sinks beneath the waves, it gives...

noaasanctuaries: When a ship sinks beneath the waves, it gives new life, supporting marine organisms like fish and invertebrates.  Here, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary and NCCOS divers investigate the wreck of the USS Schurz, which sank during World War I off the coast of North Carolina. Large numbers of amberjack and schools of baitfish can sometimes make it difficult for researchers to see! Learn more about the shipwrecks off North Carolina’s coast here.
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