Surface Slicks (image) University of Hawaii at Manoa Share Print E-Mail Caption Surface slicks are naturally occurring ocean surface features that are nursery habitat for larval fish. Slicks concentrate larval fish food and small plastics. Credit NOAA Fisheries, Jonathan Whitney Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.