Marine Debris Type Guide

Debris Type Description
Natural marine debris Remains of trees which originated from other countries.
  • Driftwood
  • Logs
Artificial marine debris

Human-created waste which originated from other countries or vessels.

  • Foam buoys/floats
  • Plastics
  • Food waste
  • Vessel waste (including human food containers or food scraps
  • Ghostnets-fishing equipment
  • Gas bottles
Vessel wreckage

Wreckage of a ship or its cargo.

  • FFV wreckages
  • Wooden planks
  • Sea anchors
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