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Black and white aerial photograph of Drum Island Flats (East of Poquoson, Va.) taken at an altitude of 12,000 ft. Photo taken May 21, 2010. The majority of the dark regions in the photo are SAV beds. Within the SAV there are some prominent sand bars (some examples are noted by “A” and “D”). In the light, linear, bare area noted by “B”, macroalgae smothered a section of SAV. Some cownose rays are actively feeding in the area labeled “C.”