Five live Japanese beakfish wash up in Washington State after a cross-Pacific ride from Japan in a tsunami-wrecked boat. The Japanese beakfish survived in a flooded bait box.
A floating dock from Japan washed up on an Oregon beach this week. Scientists worry that it represents a new way for invasive species to muck up the West Coast's marine environments.
Beside the dock, there are 1.5 million tons of tsunami debris still floating in the Pacific. A Harley Davidson in a crate arrived in British Colombia. A soccer ball from Japan washed up in Alaska.
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