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In a cascade of death, guitarfish, rays and other bycatch are tossed from a shrimp boat in the Gulf of California. Millions of tons of marine animals are unintentionally caught each year, worldwide and thrown back into the sea as trash.

Doomed by a gill net, a thresher shark in Mexico's Gulf of California is among an estimated 40 million sharks killed yearly for their fins. They add to the devastating global fish catch: nearly 100 million tons. The oceans are in deep trouble yet few…

Icebergs float through the last rays of light in the Ross Sea off of Antarctica, Feb. 13, 2007.

A tabular iceberg reflects the midnight sun in the Antarctic Summer in the Ross Sea, Feb. 13, 2007.

Antarctica Birds fly past an iceberg being battered by waves in the Ross Sea, Feb. 6, 2007.

A group of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) getting ready to dive into the Ross Sea, Feb. 8, 2007.

Blue ice is formed by intense pressure which erradicates air bubbles from within an iceberg, forming a surface which reflects the color of the water around it in the Ross Sea , Feb. 10, 2007.

A crack develops in a tabular iceberg in the Ross Sea off of Antarctica, Feb. 5, 2007.

A Crabeater Seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) moves atop pack ice in the Ross Sea under the summer sun, Feb. 24, 2007.

A pinnacle iceberg floats through the Ross Sea off of Antarctica, Feb. 8, 2007.