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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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A species of mantis shrimp ( Squilla chydaea )
Gulf of Mexico
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Yellowline arrow crab ( Stenorhynchus seticornis )
Gulf of Mexico
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The blind lobster (Polycheles sculptus ; Synonym: Stereomastis sculpta )
Gulf of Mexico
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A species of pencil urchin ( Stylocidaris affinis )
Gulf of Mexico
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Bottom view of a species of pencil urchin ( Stylocidaris affinis )
Gulf of Mexico
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Close up of bottom view a species of pencil urchin ( Stylocidaris affinis )
Gulf of Mexico
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Close up view of a species of pencil urchin ( Stylocidaris affinis )
Gulf of Mexico
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A species of pencil urchin ( Stylocidaris affinis )
Gulf of Mexico
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A species of deepsea shrimp (Systellaspis pellucida )
Gulf of Mexico
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Boulders and cobbles at the high tide line. First colonization by barnacles.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Rocky shore with barnacles, brown algae, and block of white conglomerate with rounded cobbles embedded An occasional limpet seen.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Vertical rock outcropping showing tidal zoning from barnacles at hight tide line to sea anemones and gooseneck barnacles further down toward low water line.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Close-up of large and small barnacles.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A shield limpet (Collisella pelta) and numerous barnacles.
California, Bodega Bay area
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An assemblage of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) and smaller barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
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An assemblage of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) and smaller barnacles .
California, Bodega Bay area
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Close-up of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus)
California, Bodega Bay area
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An assemblage of large barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
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A different species of gooseneck barnacles (Lepas sp.) than seen in images fish4581and fish4582.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A small snail among the barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
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A colony of mussels (Mytilus sp.)
California, Bodega Bay area
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Two shield limpets (Collisella pelta)
California, Bodega Bay area
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Barnacles, a large snail, and algae
California, Bodega Bay area
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Sand grain tubes possibly for a type of worm
California, Bodega Bay area
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Red, green, and brown algae co-existing at the low-tide line.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A California seagull (Larus californicus).
California, Bodega Bay area
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A California seagull (Larus californicus) perched on an algae covered rock.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) diving to the water below from an algae-covered rock ledge exposed at low tide.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in the surf
California, Bodega Bay area
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Gooseneck barnacles, brown and green algae, and alarge sea anemone. The sea anemone is the circular animal right above the water at the bottom of the picture.
California, Bodega Bay area
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Various types of algae exposed at low tide
California, Bodega Bay area
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Green algae covered boulders dominate this rocky coast scence. The high tide line can be seen at the top of some of the boulders.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A reddish-orange bat seastar (Patiria miniata)
California, Bodega Bay area
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Large sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) closed for protection against drying up at low tide. The rocks they glue on themselves help insulate them and decrease heat absorption by reflecting sunlight.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A shore crab (Cancer antennarius) in a defensive posture. The rock is road gravel and the mussel shells have colored clay used in a crab feeding experiment.
Washington, San Juan Islands
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Various types of algae in a tide pool at low tide
California, Bodega Bay area
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A mussel bed
California, Bodega Bay area
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Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)
California, Monterey area
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Large brown algae
California, Monterey area
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Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) at low tide
California, Monterey area
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Light playing on a tide pool
California, Bodega Bay area
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Chitons nested in an oyster shell
California, Bodega Bay area
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Two large green sea anemones with rounded cobbles
California, Bodega Bay area
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Sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica), sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus),and empty mussel shells (Mytilus sp.) in a tide pool
California, Bodega Bay area
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Looking down into a tide pool from a rock above. The white is barnacles and snails, followed by blackish algae, thence into the water with green sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica)and purple sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
California, Bodega Bay area
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A large green sea anemone (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) with a mussel shell near its feeding orifice.The sea anemone will ingest the mussel, absorb edible materials, and excrete the shell through the same orifice.
California, Bodega Bay area
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An ochre starfish (Pisaster ochraceus) with a fellow starfish below it.
California, Bodega Bay area
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A striped shore crab (Pachygrapsus crassipes)peering out from its hiding place
California, Bodega Bay area
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Various shrimp collected in the intertidal zone
Washington, San Juan Islands
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A large sea anemone
California, Monterey area

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