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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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A fairly large tubeworm with a white gastropod shell in the left foreground.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A polychaete tubeworm forest almost looking like it was planted in neat rows.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small tubeworms protruding from a sandy bottom.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Tubeworms with perhaps a small batfish in the upper right with tail towards camera. Shimmer in image might indicate proximity to venting.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Tube worms with shrimp? on rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A bluish sponge and small tube worms on a sediment covered black rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A xenophyophore, a large single-celled organism.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Serpulid worm.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Sand-covered serpulid worms?
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A swimming polychaete worm?
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Anemone attached to coral stalk? on hydrothermally altered rock face.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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Purplish-balck anemone attached to rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Glass sponge attached to rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Stalked white hexactinellida sponge
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Hexactinellida sponges growing on rock face. The bluish gray sponges are among the most abundant animals seen in this Mid-Cayman Rise environment.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Sponge growing from rock face.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Hexactinellida sponge growing on sediment bridge between two large holes
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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White hexactinellida sponge growing on sediment
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Brown sponge growing from junction of sediment-rock interface
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 8
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Clear anemone? corallomorphian? with white spots at tips of tentacles
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Large globular melon sponge
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Large globular melon sponge
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Clear anemone? corallomorphian? with white spots at tips of tentacles
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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White hexactinellida glass sponge known as a venus flower basket growing on sediment
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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White hexactinellida glass sponge known as a venus flower basket growing on sediment
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Globular melon sponge and blue gray sponges attached to rock wall
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Anemones? zooanthids? on what seems to be a very large dead coral branch in an area with little biota.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Frozen lava sheet flow
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small bamboo coral, porifera sponge knob, and cup corals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Blue gray sponges on a vitreous lava surface
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small sponges on vertical wall
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Odd translucent material? lifeform? protruding from rock face on sheet flow.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Bent over Venus flower vase hexactinnelida Igor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Bristleworm on Venus flower vase sponge
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small translucent sponges on rock wall
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Small translucent sponges on rock wall and small bamboo coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Small translucent sponges on rock wall
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Small translucent sponges on rock wall with large porifera rough knob sponge and small bamboo corals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Round fringed porifera sponge
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Sponges adhering only to rock surfaces on mostly sediment covered rock wall.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Sponges adhering only to rock surfaces on mostly sediment covered rock wall.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Sponges adhering only to rock surfaces on mostly sediment covered rock wall on opposite sides of crevice.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Alcyonacean Anthomastus sp. coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Ceriantharian tube anemone
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Ceriantharian tube anemone
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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White sea anemones with white sponge at end of stalk
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Closeup of white sea anemones on stalk
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A ceriantharian tube anemone with its column buried in sediment.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A relatively large ceriantharian tube anemone close to 30 cm across from tip of tentacles to tips of tentacles.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A beautiful white glass sponge seemingly out of place in this stark environment
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13

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