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

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Callogorgia sp. coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Callogorgia sp. coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small callogorgia? coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small white octocoral with large polyps and numerous hydroids
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A solitary cup coral on a sandy bottom
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A solitary cup coral on a sandy bottom
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A stony white coral with delicate polyps
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A lace coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Appears to be an odd form of bubble gum coral (Paragorgia sp.) growing on the surface as opposed to in tree form. The large white translucent polyps show this to be an octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Appears to be an odd form of bubble gum coral (Paragorgia sp.) growing on the surface as opposed to in tree form. The large white translucent polyps show this to be an octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A delicate white octocoral with polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A large solitary cup coral with polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral on top and bamboo coral below on vertical wall.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with small brittle star.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of polyps of paramuricid coral possibly affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of polyps of paramuricid coral possibly affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A small shrimp is also seen.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with small brittle star on a vertical wall.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Anchor point of large iridogorgia coral with white squat lobster to left. Two sponges and bamboo corals are also seen on the rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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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
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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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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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