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

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Large lithodid crab with cusk eel peering out from between its legs. Yellow paramuricid coral bush with numerous brittle stars attached. Much smaller red crab to right and below lithodid crab.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Closeup of the spiky back of a lithodid crab.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Furry looking squat lobster peering out from its cover adjacent to a rock. White translucent zoanthids are seen on the rock.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A study site following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. A large lithodid crab, a large closed venus flytrap anemone, and numerous paramuricid corals. Is the purple color of the corals natural or are they in distress?
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A lithodid crab on a sand and mud seafloor.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A squat lobster, possibly on the rim of a sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red crabs (Chaceon quinquedens) mating
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Red crabs (Chaceon quinquedens) mating
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A volute gastropod (Scaphella robusta?)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A volute gastropod (Scaphella robusta?)
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small octopus on a sandy seafloor
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small octopus
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Small octopus
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A type of conch or whelk on a rock outcrop with numerous small sponges
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A tusk shell also known as a scaphopod.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A tusk shell also known as a scaphopod.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A scallop
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A whelk rooting through the mud
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A whelk rooting through the mud
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A swimming octopod
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Delicate white corals, sponges, and hydroids on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Black coral bush and many crinoids on a rock outcrop
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Numerous crinoids and small sponges
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A black coral bush in the center of the image surrounded by crinoids and small sponges.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Ledge covered with crinoids, small sponges, and callogorgia? corals. Large red fish, possibly Atlantic roughy ( Hoplostethus occidentalis) under ledge on right side of image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Odd white knobby appearing coral branches with a squat lobster, hydroids, blue to white small sponges, and a yellow-white crinoid in the center, on an area of rock outcrops.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bubblegum coral growing on the seafloor partially colonized by white translucent zoanthids, small white corals, white and blue sponges, and other small life forms.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Odd material at entrance to opening in rock outcrop. Small sponges, pink bubblegum coral colonized by zoanthids, and other small life forms can be seen in this image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A squat lobster sitting next to a crinoid. Crinoids are quite nimble, some have been known to uproot themselves and "walk" along the seafloor.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A black coral in the foreground, bamboo corals, and a yellow lophelia bush in the background on a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo corals, an iridogorgia coral bush, paramuricid corals, and a yellow stony coral can be found in this image. Some small sponges are also seen on this black rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo corals and two spiraling iridogorgia corals on top of a rock outcrop.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo coral with two large feather star crinoids. A white stalked glass sponge is in the lower left.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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An isolated rock providing habitat for a large orange anemone, a squat lobster, small coral bushes, and other life forms. The white animal above the orange anemone looks quite interesting but the resolution is not high enough to determine what it may be.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large white single polyp octocorals, a large white sponge, and a squat lobster at the base of the rock. A few worm tubes can also be seen in the image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Worm tubes and small corals attached to a dead coral branch.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Bamboo corals, white sponges, and yellow feather star crinoids on a rock face. Note the small feather star crinoid situated on the rock face in the top right center of the image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A spiraling iridgorgorgia coral with a red shrimp and closed anemones; an orange "black" coral bush to the right, and a stalked sea lily crinoid on the left bottom.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Looking down on a large assemblage of yellow paramuricid corals with associated brittle stars, a yellow sea lily crinoid in upper left center, a few sponges, and other life forms.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A strangely shaped sponge in lower left, numerous small white corals, a large orange venus flytrap anemone, and numerous small white anemones can be seen in this image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Two glass goiter sponges in the center of the image with yellow feather star crinoids, numerous white anemones, and small brown anemones.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Feather star crinoid on a glass sponge with a squat lobster to the left.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Goiter glass sponges with yellow feather star crinoids, large white anemones, and a small brown anemone in the left foreground.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A seeming garden of white ping pong ball stalked sponges, orange venus flytrap anemones, yellow feather star crinoids, and small white and peach-colored corals .
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large white anemones next to a large mussel shell, small white sponges, a yellow feather star crinoid, and a large shrimp in the left center.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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At least eight pencil urchins, one orange sea urchin, a number of venus flytrap anemones, and a small assemblage of ping pong ball stalked sponges.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A uniquely configured white sponge, ping pong ball sponges, small blue sponges, a large orange anemone, a large number of small brownish red anemones, and a few tube worms in the lower right quadrant of the image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A uniquely configured white sponge, ping pong ball sponges, small blue sponges, a large orange anemone, a large number of small brownish red anemones, and a few tube worms in the lower right quadrant of the image. A squat lobster is in the upper left.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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A gray encrusting sponge in the foreground, many brown anemones, two large venus flytrap anemones, and numerous small white sponges including ping pong ball sponges can be seen in the image.
Gulf of Mexico, North
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Large eyes of a deep sea fish are seen in the bottom center while much of the fish other than its head is hidden. A large orange anemone on the right and numerous small reddish brown anemones are seen on the left.
Gulf of Mexico, North

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