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

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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral. Looking up the stem of the spiraling bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral. The anchoring base.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo coral with polyps extended numerous triangular pteropod shells are seen on the rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid octocoral with large associated brittle star on rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red anthomastus coral with large polyps extended. A small red shrimp is seen on the sediment covered rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lophelia pertusa coral bush
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Live yellow lophelia pertusa with polyps extended while white dead skeleton is to right. It appears to have a man-made wire or fishing line overlaying it to the right. Did this wire tear down the coral bush?
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lophelia pertusa with polyps extended and small white octocoral in background on vertical rock face.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lophelia pertusa with polyps extended and small white octocoral in background on vertical rock face.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo whip coral dominates scene containing numerous iridogorgia and callogorgia corals
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo whip coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo coral in the foreground with a large iridogorgia spiraling coral in the background.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral living at 2,044 meters on a steep scarp south of the De Soto Canyon. Shrimp of the large species seen on this coral, with large chelae (claws), can be considered to be specific to this type of coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A yellow feather star (crinoid) in an Iridogorgia sp. coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small red octocoral with polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small red octocoral with polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Base of a small red octocoral on coarse sand and shell substrate.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A pinkish gorgonian coral, three large bamboo coral bushes, numerous sponges ranging from light blue to yellow in color, and a few tube worm shells all attached to this near vertical rock outcrop. A crinoid is attached to a pale yellow sponge in the lower right center edge of the photo.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo corals and a large white stalked sponge. The yellow green animals in the center of the photograph are quite interesting looking bu unclear what they are.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow paramuricid coral with associated brittle star and large bamboo corals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars in foreground with bamboo corals in the . background.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of polyps at tip of branches of a bamboo coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
5929 thumbnail picture
A small red mottled pen coral with polyps extended. On a sand bottom substrate.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small red mottled pen coral with polyps extended. On a sand bottom substrate.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Base of paramuricid coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral showing polyps which identify this type of coral as an octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Mussel shell with translucent soft corals with large polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral with chirostylid crab, with chelae that are elongate and are directed straight forward.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Amphipod crawling on branch of iridogorgia coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A red-headed shrimp in the branches of an iridogorgia coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful little white and red polyps on branches of an octocoral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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White octocoral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A Callogorgia sp. coral on a rock outcrop
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars and a large venus flytrap anemone.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars showing polyps which identify this type of coral as an octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars on a rock outcrop
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A seeming garden of Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Iridogorgia sp. octocoral in the foreground
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple coral? Zooanthids?
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple coral? Zooanthids?
Gulf of Mexico, North

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