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

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Venus flower basket sponge and shrimp
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Venus flower basket sponge in supine position
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Cerianthan anemone on sandy bottom.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Purple holothurian on sandy seafloor
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Purple holothurian on sandy seafloor coomencing launching itself for swim
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Translucent purple holothurian on seafloor
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Translucent purple holothurian on seafloor
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Looking down on venus flower basket sponge
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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A solitary pink brittle star on a sand and mud seafloor.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Swimming holothurian displaying reason that certain species are called Spanish dancers.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Venus flower basket sponge with wedding shrimp inside. These shrimp enter the sponge before reproducing, form mating pairs, and spend the remainder of their lives entrapped in the sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Venus flower basket sponge with wedding shrimp inside. These shrimp enter the sponge before reproducing, form mating pairs, and spend the remainder of their lives entrapped in the sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Venus flower basket sponge with wedding shrimp inside. These shrimp enter the sponge before reproducing, form mating pairs, and spend the remainder of their lives entrapped in the sponge.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Purple holothurian with small spikes.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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Spanish dancer holothurian swimming above the bottom.
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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White sponge with large brittle star
Gulf of Mexico, North 2012 April 27
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A pink bat star on the seafloor.
2012 April 27
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Peach-colored anemones on a black rock outcrop.
2012 April 27
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A dark crinoid on a small coral stalk.
2012 April 27
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A purple white translucent holothurian on a sand and mud bottom.
2012 April 27
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Spanish dancer holothurian swimming above the bottom. A red shrimp is seen near the right corner of the image.
2012 April 27
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This appears to be a holothurian covered with triangular pteropod shells on a sand bottom.
2012 April 27
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A very thin-legged sea star or a very robust brittle star.
2012 April 27
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A purple holothurian on a sandy seafloor.
2012 April 27
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A white stalked sponge with brownish-pink zoanthids on the stalk.
2012 April 27
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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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