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

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A closeup of the lace-like interior of the glass sponge seen in image expl8074.
2012 April 27
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Stalked glass sponge with brownish-pink zoanthids on the stalk.
2012 April 27
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A large orange anemone with a large squat lobster to its left and the claws of a smaller squat lobster seen to its right.
2012 April 25
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Paramuricid ? corals and alarge squat lobster on right edge of image on a rock outcrop. Two orange anemones and one white anemone are also seen.
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Closeup of coral. A number of amphipods can be seen clinging to the branches.
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Chrysogorgia coral with large red shrimp.
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Closeup of large red shrimp in chrysogorgia coral
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Rocks, chrysogorgia coral, one large worm tube, and a dead mussel shell.
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Rocks, chrysogorgia coral, a red shrimp in the coral, and a squat lobster on the rock below the coral.
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A soft translucent octocoral with large polyps.
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A soft stalked translucent octocoral with large polyps.
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Base of soft stalked octocoral.
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A small stalked white octocoral.
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Red anthomastus octocoral with an accompanying shrimp.
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A colorful faunal array on a lone rock including chrysogorgia coral, anthomastus corals, orange anemone, small white octocorals, small red corals to the left of the rock, and a squat lobster in the chrysogorgia coral. Oddly the rock to its right has very little visible fauna.
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Small white octoral
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A red-stalked octocoral with greenish-yellow polyps.
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A red octocoral bush next to an overhang housing a large red crab.
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Chrysogorgia coral with squat lobster.
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Red octocoral on a rock outcrop with a number of large shrimp. Broken mussel shells attest to possibility of proximity to a cold seep area.
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Red octocoral with three large white anemones attached.
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Red octocoral with what seems to be a translucent brittle star.
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Red octocoral with brittle star wrapped around branch.
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Image dominated by large spiraling iridigorgia coral . Paramuricid coral to left and right center, and a small red paragorgia coral. The mini-armed creature in the right foreground is probably a crinoid. Are the shiny objects in upper right a methane seep?
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A delicate pink octocoral with a large red shrimp.
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Closeup of red shrimp in delicate pink octocoral.
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Yellow green octocorals similar to those seen on Mid-Cayman Rise. Two large cream-colored worms and a small bamboo coral are also seen. See image expl6688.
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Yellow green octocorals similar to those seen on Mid-Cayman Rise. See image expl6688.
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Purple octocorals in close proximity to the much smaller yellow-green octocorals. A pinkish white squat lobster using a ledge as home.
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Purple octocorals in close proximity to the much smaller yellow-green octocorals. A pinkish white squat lobster using a ledge as home.
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Paramuricid corals with associated brittle stars.
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Closeup of paramuricid coral with brittle star.
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Red octocoral with surface algae fall entangled within its branches. A small white sponge is in the lower left.
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Translucent white octocoral colony.
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A small red octocoral with polyps extended. A small yellow crinoid is seen attached to the branch on lower right.
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Paramuricid coral with brittle stars.
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Stalk of a bamboo whip coral on a sand and mud bottom.
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Closeup of a red paragorgia octocoral with translucent polyps extended.
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Small paragorgia octocoral with polyps extended growing on a small mound of rust colored material. A small sponge with an orange interior is attached to the mound below the coral bush anda few white squiggly shelled tube worms are seen.
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Small white translucent octocorals colonizing a small ledge next to a yellow- columned large anemone on the right and some small white zoanthids on the left.
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A small single stalked octocoral. A small hermit crab in a white shell is seen in the bottom right.
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A bamboo whip coral being attacked by a large orange sea star that is eating its way up the stalk polyp by polyp. Small mounds indicative of burrowing animals are seen, one with a star pattern in the bottom center.
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A bamboo whip coral being attacked by a large orange sea star that is eating its way up the stalk polyp by polyp.
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A bamboo whip coral being attacked by a large orange sea star that is eating its way up the stalk polyp by polyp.
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A bamboo whip coral being attacked by a large orange sea star that is eating its way up the stalk polyp by polyp.
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A bamboo whip coral with two colonizing zoanthids.
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A bamboo coral with large translucent polyps with a large red shrimp living in its seemingly intertwining branches. A bit of sargassum weed flotsam has sunk from the surface and is entangled with the coral.
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A small bamboo coral bush with a shrimp in its branches and a small squat lobster at its base on a sand and mud bottom. As opposed to growing on a high spot, this coral appears to be living in a depression.
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View of the polyps of a bamboo whip coral.
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Top of a bamboo whip coral.

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