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

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A large bamboo coral bush with one attached anemone.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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White bamboo corals, a large brisingid sea star, and a yellow coral bush. It appears that the yellow coral bush is dead and has been colonized by zooanthids.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small green octocorals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Reminiscent of a winter scene, marine snow falling in the background, a red somewhat skimpy paragorgia coral, small green octocorals, and white sediment covering black volcanic rocks. A number of small grayish white sponges can also be seen.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A skimpy red paragorgia coral with a small white feather star crinoid seen against a black volcanic rock background. Translucent clear octocorals are seen on the left center edge of the image.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A small white feather star crinoid clinging to branches of a red paragorgia coral.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small clear octocorals attached to a vertical rock surface.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small green octocorals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small green octocorals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Small green octocorals
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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An iridogorgia coral, among the largest of octocorals encountered in the deep sea.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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An iridogorgia coral, among the largest of octocorals encountered in the deep sea.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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A white bamboo coral, a red gorgonian coral, and tribbles. Just kidding, they are probably holothurians. Bluish gray sponges are on the rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A white bamboo coral and numerous small sponges. The creature along the right center edge of the image might be a whitish gray crinoid.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A vertical wall with bamboo corals, a red gorgonian coral, small bluish-gray sponges, and two odd white creature in the bottom center that might be holothurians. This is the same type of animal as seen in expl6698.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Bamboo corals and small sponges on a rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Bamboo corals and small sponges on a rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Bamboo coral with delicate polyps extended. Note the bands on the coral branches which are characteristic of bamboo corals.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Base of a bamboo coral showing location of adherence to rock surface.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A large bamboo coral bush on a rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A bamboo whip coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A red bubble gum coral (Paragorgiidae) with an associated brittle star.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A bamboo coral bush on a rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Orientation of image difficult to determine. Numerous bamboo corals and a long lineal pattern in the sand extending towards a depression to the left.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A yellow crinoid perched atop a coral bush. Numerous sponges on rock outcrop.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A bamboo coral bush with a large reddish shrimp.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Bamboo coral, a gorgonian coral, and numerous small gray sponges.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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A translucent anemonme, pycnogonid crab and tube worms in lower left, small sponges, a small bamboo coral, and a hydroid looking like a small tree in the lower right.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Bamboo whip coral and relatively large sponges (for this area) on a rock outcrop partially covered by white sand.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Small green octocorals colonizing a dead coral bush.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Small green octocorals colonizing a dead coral bush, a small bamboo coral bush , and small translucent octocorals. a White sponge is seen below the dead coral branch on the left.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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A small bamboo coral in the background, small translucent octocorals in the foreground.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Translucent octocorals .
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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A long-stemmed iridogorgia coral.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Looking through the spiral form of an iridogorgia coral.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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A spiraling iridigorgia coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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A large bamboo coral bush and bluish gray small sponges on a rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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A half-dead looking coral bush trunk with white octocoral growing on the branches.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 14
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Beautiful white octocoral polyps
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 14
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A translucent alcyonacean coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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A translucent alcyonacean coral
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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A translucent alcyonacean coral growing on a vertical shaft
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Brisingid starfish on rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 5
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Large orange starfish on iron oxide stained outrcop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 5
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A bivalve shell in a pit in the sediment. Most of these pits have relatively coarse debris lining the bottom.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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Purple holothurian on a woodfall on an iron oxide stained rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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Translucent blue holothurian
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A purple translucent holothurian on a sandy seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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A purple translucent holothurian on a sandy seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Large brisingid starfish
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9

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