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

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Four purplish red holothurians in site at once. This many animals of any sort other than the hydrothermal vent sites was a rare site on the Cayman Trench expedition.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Swimming Spanish dancer holothurian.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Graceful white swimming holothurian over sandy substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Large brittle star on seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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Central body disk of large brittle star
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 11
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White orange star fish with arms extended above surface
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Reddish purple holothurian with what appears to be a large dorsal fin.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Reddish purple holothurian with what appears to be a large dorsal fin.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Dung trails on the seafloor. Holothurians and other creatures such as acorn worms plow up the surface of the seafloor. Over thousands of years, it is probable that the whole surface of the seafloor is disturbed by such biological activity.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A lone brittle star on a sand and mud substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A lone white starfish next to a circular shaped dung heap.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A white starfish -partial view - on sandy substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A white starfish on sandy substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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A white brittle star on a sand and mud substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Reddish purple holothurian with what appears to be a large dorsal fin.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Reddish purple holothurian with what appears to be a large dorsal fin.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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White gastropod in what seems to be the detritus in the bottom of a depression.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 14
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Purple holothurian on white sand substrate
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Purple translucent holothurian proceeding to launch from seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Purple translucent holothurian swimming above seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Sand excrement seen in gut of purple translucent holothurian while swimming
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Purple translucent holothurian on seafloor. Unclear what the black lineal feature is that the holothurian seems to be on top of.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Ugly fat reddish pink holothurian on sand and shell sediment draped over rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Unidentified translucent lifeform seen as ROV ascending to surface
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Unidentied translucent lifeform seen as ROV ascending to surface
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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White translucent holothurian on sandy bottom
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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White translucent holothurian on sandy bottom
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Purplish red holothurian on seafloor.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Closeup of skin texture of purplish red holothurian
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Red holothurian on seafloor with small crustacean
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Translucent reddish holothurian seen on seafloor
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Pinkish brown translucent holothurian
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Hermit crab with small clear anemone attached to shell in bottom of pit in sediment
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Red shrimp on bottom
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Closeup of red shrimp on bottom
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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Pycnogonid sea spider on rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 10
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Orange spikey squat lobster
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Swimming shrimp with long antennae extended
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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White squat lobster on woodfall
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 12
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Red shrimp swimming with very long antenna extended
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 13
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Strange appearing crustacean partially buried in the sand
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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Strange appearing crustacean partially buried in the sand
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15
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White squat lobster on a near vertical rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August
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A brown jellyfish hovering near a rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A brown jellyfish hovering near a rock outcrop. Note the acccumulation of shells in the sediment at the base of the rock.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A brown jellyfish hovering near a rock outcrop
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A dandelion siphonophore.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A dandelion siphonophore anchored in place near a creature burrow
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 6
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A floating shimmering globule of translucent material perhaps containing some sort of larval creatures.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 9
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A dandelion siphonophore anchored in place over a sandy bottom.
Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise 2011 August 15

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