Citizen science reveals the biodiversity floating alongside Great Pacific Garbage Patch

a strange blue marine animal against a black background
Velella. These blue jellies, known as by-the-wind sailors, drift with the wind using a special living sail. Credit: Denis Riek, The Global Ocean Surface Ecosystem Alliance (GO-SEA) Field Guide (CC-BY 4.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)