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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Diodogorgia coral on the seafloor, school of small baitfish swimming above.
2014 June 19
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A pair of queen angelfish.
2014 June 24
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A large black coral bush with numerous smaller black whip corals.
2013 July 2
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Pink and white coral bushes, orange and brown encrusting sponges, and striped squirrelfish hiding in a recess in the rock outcrop.
2013 July 2
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A large grouper.
2013 July 3
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Black coral bush in the foreground, white whip black corals in the distance, a large pinkish red sponge, and and small orange red sponges.
2013 July 3
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White spotted grouper - Epinephelus summana.
2013 July 3
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Triggerfish guarding its nest.
2013 July 10
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Orange spotted holothurian, or as these are commonly called, sea cucumber.
2013 July 10
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Spider crab, white sponge, and tube worms with white cirri extended.
2013 July 10
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Hogfish.
2013 July 5
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Redband parrotfish (Sparisoma aurofrenatum) - initial phase.
2013 July 5
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Cowrie in bottom left on pebbly bottom with a few small corals and other small biota.
2013 July 11
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Old battery? serving as habitat for invasive lionfish.
2012 August
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Brain coral suffering from white plague disease.
2012 October
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This group of lionfish (Pterois volitans) are actively foraging for small prey fish species. The NOAA diver is using video to help quantify and document the fish community off North Carolina. Water depth here was 146 feet.
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A derelict fish trap found in the U.S. Virgin Islands with extensive coral growth.
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A protected green turtle entangled in derelict fishing gear at Pearl and Hermes Atoll. Three green sea turtles were freed during the mission.
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NOAA divers find the large derelict fishing gear that was reported last September at Pearl and Hermes Atoll. Scuba and free divers removed a piece of derelict fishing gear that was 28 feet long, 7 feet wide, and had a dense curtain that extended 16 feet deep. The large net weighed 11.5 tons.
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NOAA diver conducts towboard surveys at Midway Atoll.
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Sea star and anemones at Thumb's Cove tide gauge installation site.
Alaska, Kodiak Island, Thumb's Cove 2014 November 6
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Fishing line embedded in invertebrates on a rock outcrop at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
2014 April 28
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Horse conch slowly crawling across the sand.
2014 April 28
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Jackknife fish trying to hide.
2014 April 28
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An oyster toadfish hides in a hole.
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A dinner plate jellyfish seen in the midst of marine snow.
2011 June 3
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A Bolinopsis, a type of comb jelly.
2014
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A Pleurobranchia, commonly known as a comb jelly because of the rows of fine "hairs" they use to swim. They use the tentacles sticking out from the side to feed on smaller plankton.
2014
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A chain of Salpa aspera
2014
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Salpa aspera. A section of a chain of salps. There can be over 100 individuals in the chain which can be up to a meter long.
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A solitary Salpa aspera about 3 cm long.
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Ctenophore or comb jelly.
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Gooseberry: a type of ctenophore aka comb jelly.
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Velella velella, a by-the-wind sailor.
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Hawaiian morwong (Goniistisus vittatus).
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Trawl camera picture of lamprey entering net.
2014
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Trawl camera picture of rockfish in net.
2014
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A live queen conch. This type of snail can grow to impressive dimensions.
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Huge bite marks in a dead and putrid sperm whale from a 12-foot tiger shark.
2010
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Rotting flesh on a dead sperm whale. Its toothed lower jaw is seen.
2010
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12-foot tiger shark circling a dead sperm whale carcass.
2010
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The bongo nets are hosed off when they come in.
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The bongo nets just entering the water. For this tow they were lowered to 200 meters.
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Neuston net in the water.
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California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigation (CalCOFI) Vertical Egg Tow (CalVET) net frame and 53 micron mesh nets
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California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigation (CalCOFI) Vertical Egg Tow (CalVET) net frame and 53 micron mesh nets
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California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigation (CalCOFI) Vertical Egg Tow (CalVET) net frame and 53 micron mesh nets
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California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigation (CalCOFI) Vertical Egg Tow (CalVET) net frame and 53 micron mesh nets
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20 & 60 cm Bongo frames, 505/335/153 micron mesh nets deployment
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20 & 60 cm Bongo frames, 505/335/153 micron mesh nets deployment

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