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

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Fauna on the continental slope. Little sediment as this area is swept by the Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 30
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Fauna on the continental slope. Little sediment as this area is swept by the Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 30
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Fauna on the continental slope. Little sediment as this area is swept by the Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 30
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Fauna on the continental slope. Little sediment as this area is swept by the Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 30
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What one sees without artificial light a few hundred meters below the surface. Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 30
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Fauna on the continental slope. Little sediment as this area is swept by the Gulf Stream.
Transect at 31 30 N Latitude east of Georgia Coast 2004 August 31
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Scyliorhinus retifer. A specimen of chain dogfish collected during a submersible dive. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 21
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A close-up view of Chaunax sp. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 18
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Chaunax sp. This is a species of the fish family known as gapers. These relatives of anglerfishes are commonly seen around some coral banks. These ambush predators sit on the bottom waiting for prey to swim by. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 18
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Echinus tylodes. This sea urchin is a common member of the deep coral community . It often occurs sitting on the coral branches or on coral rubble around the mounds. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 18
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The JSL submersible offers a panoramic view of the underwater world . This is a view of dense coral development off North Carolina in about 400 meters. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 19
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The submersible's manipulator arm collecting a crab trap containing five galatheid crabs. This is an eel trap that has been modified to better catch deep sea fauna. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 19
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A species of hermit crab residing in a worm tube . Hermit crabs will live in any available space. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 19
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Johnson-Sea-Link Submersible being deployed off the stern of the R/V SEWARD JOHNSON. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 19
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Neuston net deployed off the starboard side of the ship . This small-mesh net samples the upper two meters of the water column. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 17
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Cidaris sp. A common sea urchin member of the deep coral community , usually referred to as a pencil urchin. Life on the Edge 2005 Expedition.
Offshore North Carolina 2005 October 18
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East Bank -old anchor covered with growth.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank 2003 August
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Antipatharians.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Arrow crab.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Barracuda cruising near rigging of sunken vessel.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A bearded brotula peering out from its rocky protection.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A blind furry lobster in its burrow.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Seawhips living near brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Brine seeps.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Montastrea cavernosa.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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The green algae Codium repens. Also known as dead man's fingers. At a depth of 60m.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Condylactis gigantea, the Giant Anemone with the green algae Codium repens in the background. These giant anemones are found only in the deeper areas of Flower Garden Banks area which is just the opposite of most similar banks.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Condylactis gigantea, the Giant Anemone. Note small shrimp in center of photo.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A small crab half buried in the sand.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Diploria sp. with numerous Christmas tree worms.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Deep sea fish
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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The grape-like green algae Caulerpa racemosa dominates the bottom half of this image. Interspersed with brown leafy Lobophora variegata algae.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A steel i-beam discarded on Bright Bank with numerous fish species swimming about.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Orange seastar residing on mound covered by brown leafy Lobophora variegata algae.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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The marbled grouper (Epinephelus inermis)
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Millepora outcropping.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Sponge (Ircinia felix).
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Red elephant ear sponge to right (Agelas clathrodes).
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Oculina sp.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A mixed variety of fish deep on Bright Bank as the everlasting snow from the surface rains down.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A rock beauty (Holocanthus tricolor) is the yellow and black fish in the center of the image.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Reef fish deep on Bright Bank. Beehive type structure appears to be sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Red Christmas tree worms (Spirobranchus giganteus)
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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A pair of white-spotted filefish (Cantherhines macrocerus).
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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Zigzag coral (Madrepora oculata).
Gulf of Mexico, Bright Bank
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An old lost anchor encrusted with growth.
Gulf of Mexico, East Bank, Flower Garden Banks NMS

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