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

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Large orange antipatharia whip coral (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large antipatharia coral bush with white polyps
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large antipatharia coral bush with white polyps and large white squat lobster.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large antipatharia coral bush with white polyps and large white squat lobster.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Base of antipatharia coral bush (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white polyps on antipatharia coral bush (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white polyps on antipatharia coral bush (black coral); hydroid below left side of coral bush; yellow crinoid in bottom right.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white polyps on antipatharia coral bush (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white polyps on antipatharia coral bush (black coral); note zooanthids colonizing dead branch to left. A Leiopathes black coral colony at 425 meters depth on the West Florida escarpment. Red lasers are visible on the branches and polyps near the middle of the screen, 10 centimeters apart. Based on published growth rates, this black coral could be between 400 and 1000 years old.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white polyps on antipatharia coral bush; hydroid in bottom center, and white zooanthids
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Black coral bush with white polyps and colonized by small white zoanthids on large branch above crack.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Base of a black coral bush with many small life forms both on the base and in the near vicinity.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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White polyps on an antipatharia coral bush (black coral).
Gulf of Mexico, North
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The base of an antipatharia coral (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A large antipatharia coral (black coral) with white polyps on a rock and sand substrate.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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White polyps on an antipatharia coral (black coral), a blue sponge, yellow sponge, and possibly a large red sponge behind coral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Pink antipatharia polyps (black coral) extended on a dense coral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Orange antipatharia whip coral with smaller white bamboo corals. A white ruffle sponge is on rock outcrop to right.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Orange antipatharia whip coral with smaller white bamboo corals. Bamboo corals have large white starfish and a number of yellow crinoid feather stars in branches.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Polyps of orange antipatharia whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Orange antipatharia whip coral in left foreground with white bamboo octocoral behind with large white starfish
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow antipatharia whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow antipatharia whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow antipatharia whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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An orange antipatharia coral (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Polyps of antipatharia coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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An orange antipatharia coral (black coral)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Antipatharia (commonly called "black" coral) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Antipatharia (commonly called "black" coral) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Antipatharia (commonly called "black" coral) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Antipatharia (commonly called "black" coral) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple octocoral bush with red and white shrimp. Bright red dots are from laser beams ten centimeters apart.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple octocoral bush with red and white shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small purple coral bush with polyps retracted.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple octocoral bush with red and white shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful purple and yellow octocoral bush with white polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Octocoral polyps with red shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful purple and yellow octocoral bush. White squat lobster can be seen in lower right.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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White octocoral polyps with two shrimp visible and arms of brittle star at bottom of image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Polyps extended on octocoral with red shrimp in branches. Also arms of a brittle star are seen in right background.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple and white octocoral with polyps extended. Note shrimp in center of photo .
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A large red crab in the foreground with gorgonians in the background. A marker indicates this is a site designated for repeated observation.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A delicate octocoral with a red shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral with some shrimp and a herd of squat lobsters at its base.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral with squat lobster
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral with squat lobster
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral with squat lobster and some amphipods
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Squat lobster in chrysogorgia coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Chrysogorgia coral with squat lobster
Gulf of Mexico, North

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