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

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A squat lobster in the branches of a beautiful peach-colored octocoral with delicate white polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A shrimp can be seen in the middle of this image. On the upper right are the "legs" of a yellow feather star crinoid. White octocoral polyps are seen on this beautiful peach-colored coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A relatively large yellow feather star crinoid secured to the top of a small peach-colored octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Beautiful white octocoral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large brittle stars intertwined with white octocoral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large brittle stars intertwined with white octocoral bush.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large brittle stars intertwined with white octocoral bush. Stalked sponges are in the left upper backgraound, a large venus flytrap anemone in the upper right, ping pong ball spongesin lower left, and numberous small white and reddish brown anemones.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Colonies of Lophelia coral with outstretched feeding polyps were discovered at 385 meters along the upper crest of a small mound at the north end of De Soto Canyon. Galatheid crabs seen here are strongly associated with reefs of Lophelia. Dead Lophelia skeletons below living colonies with live anemones were also observed here.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A white octocoral with a large red and white shrimp with blue appearing eyes.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Paramuricid coral with an attached large white anemone
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small white octocoral in front of a yellow paramuricid coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Base of dead? coral with purple hydroids.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A Paramuricid coral bush with associated brittlestar
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of Paramuricid coral bush with associated brittlestar
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple anemone? corallimorphan? with white-tipped tentacles.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Purple translucent pen coral with polyps extended.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red anthomastus coral with polyps out
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red anthomastus coral with polyps out
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of anthomastus coral polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red anthomastus coral on rock wall
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A "pregnant" octocoral, as evidenced by the eight tentacles seen on its polyps. The white dots you see in its almost translucent body may be developing embryos - baby corals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A "pregnant" octocoral, as evidenced by the eight tentacles seen on its polyps. The white dots you see in its almost translucent body may be developing embryos - baby corals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red anthomastus coral with its polyps retracted.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A single polyp on a large red octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A "pregnant" octocoral, as evidenced by the eight tentacles seen on its polyps. The white dots you see in its almost translucent body may be developing embryos - baby corals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A white alcyonacean coral and numerous small sponges on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Anthomastus coral with red "body" and white polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A pennatulacean corals. Umbellula sp. and a swimming holothurian.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Single polyp large translucent octocorals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean coral with translucent barely visible polyps. A small hermit crab in his gastropod shell poses for the camera.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. An anthomastus coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A pennatulacean (Umbellula sp.) coral
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Translucent white octocorals with large polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Pinkish coral with polyps retractred.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Translucent white octocorals with large polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. White to translucent octocoral. The white dots you see in its almost translucent body may be developing embryos - baby corals.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. A small white octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Large polyp octocoral with large-eyed red and white shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Small white octocoral with large-eyed red and white shrimp.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Closeup of small white octocoral with relatively large polyps.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Deep sea coral. Small white octocoral.
Gulf of Mexico, North

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