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

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A spectacular glass sponge with two small orange octocoral bushes on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A golden crab (Chaceon fenneri) seemingly guarding a spectacular group of Venus flower basket glass sponges (Euplectella aspergillum).
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A spectacular group of Venus flower basket glass sponges (Euplectella aspergillum) glass sponges with a squat lobster in the middle.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A golden crab (Chaceon fenneri) contemplates a spectacular group of Venus flower basket glass sponges (Euplectella aspergillum).
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A yellow sponge
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Stalk of a glass sponge with a yellowish white crinoid.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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White sponge on a vertical rock face.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A yellow sponge, a cup coral, and a small white coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow sponge with translucent material and a small stylaster coral in the background.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Yellow sponge, crinoids, small corals and other life forms.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Two venus flower basket glass sponges with a squat lobster.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Stalk of glass sponge with hydroids growing on top.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large translucent glass sponge, smaller yellow and white sponges. Note shrimp on large sponge on left side. Small white urchin to right of big sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Stalked white sponge growing from rock face.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A white glass sponge on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Translucent stalked sponge blending in with sand cover over black rock.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Brown sponge growing from rock wall.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A festive white sponge on a stalk.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of white stalked sponge seen in image expl7535.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A festive white sponge on a stalk anchored to rock wall devoid of surrounding sediment.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Translucent tunicate? in middle left of image. A tube worm is below. Numerous triangular pteropod shells are seen.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A glass sponge and a bamboo coral.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A stalked glass sponge on a steep slope.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Dead glass sponges on partially sediment covered rock slope.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A white stalked glass sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A stalked glass sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A stalked glass sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A large white anemone and small lollipop sponges.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small lollipop sponges growing in broken coral debris.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Partially sediment covered zoanthids, a blue sponge, and a translucent sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small blue sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A small yellow sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A yellow sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A translucent sponge and a yellow encrusting sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Numerous small brown anemones and yellow and cream-colored encrusting sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A valentine's day sponge surrounded by what appear to be worm tubes and small brown anemones. In the lower left are large white anemones with orange mouths and lollipop sponges.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lollipop sponges. An elongate odd crustacean is in the lower left center of the image. It is a caprellid amphipod or ghost shrimp. There appears to be another one directly above it.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lollipop sponges and reddish pink anemones.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A beautiful translucent shrimp hides in a glass sponge. Look at the bottom center to find the shrimps eyes and aquamarine body.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A glass sponge
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Lollypop sponges.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small white glass sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A brownish red spiky-looking holothurian
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A grayish-white holothurian on a sandy bottom.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A brownish red spiky-looking holothurian. A hydroid in upper left and a red sponge in lower right.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A closeup of the "legs" of a holothurian. Odd white material on some of the upper "legs".
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A purplish-white holothurian on a rock and sand bottom. There appear to be numerous small sponges on the rocks.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Holothurian covered with sand and pteropod shells on a sand covered rocky ledge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Holothurian covered with sand and pteropod shells on a sand covered rocky ledge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A purplish red translucent swimming holothurian
Gulf of Mexico, North

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