”2nd Chances”

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4x4ft Mixed Media : Acrylic paint, Spray paint, reclaimed “Ghost net” pulled from the blue water offshore of islamorada by Richard hill fishing from the Kalex out of Bud & Marrys Marina .

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Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen. These nets, often nearly invisible in the dim light, can be left tangled on a rocky reef or drifting in the open sea. They can entangle fish, dolphins, sea turtles, sharks, dugongs, crocodiles, seabirds, crabs, and other creatures, including the occasional human diver.[1] Acting as designed, the nets restrict movement, causing starvation, laceration and infection, and suffocation in those that need to return to the surface to breathe.[2]