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

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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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Large starfish attacking a small chrysogorgia coral bush.
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A red shrimp in the delicate branches of a small chrysogorgia coral bush.
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A sea pen octocoral with polyps extended and a red shrimp
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A red shrimp with relatively huge antennae
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Breeding red crabs (Chaceon sp.)
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Closeup view of a spiky looking pink lithodid crab.
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Pink lithodid crab near a cold seep.
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Red crabs (Chaceon sp.)
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Crab (Chaceon sp.) buried in the sediments.
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Crab (Chaceon sp.) in the vicinity of a group of rocks. A second crab is seen with its back to a rock in the upper right. The white-tipped objects in a circular pattern are tube worms. At least five shrimp can be seen in the image.
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A large red crab serving as a host to what appear to be numerous hitch-hiking barnacles sits atop a rock outcrop. A small red crab is at the rocks base while a rather stout deep sea fish cruises by on the left. Marine snow, detritus falling from upper regions is illuminated in these bottom waters.
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A fairly ugly spider crab stakes out a location next to a cold seep area. (Rochina crassa)
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A pinkish red lithodid crab serving as host to numerous small white barnacles.
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Closeup of a crab (Chaceon sp.) with numerous small white barnacles attached.
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Small stalked barnacles on a crab with cirri extended.
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The giant isopod Bathynomus giganteus.
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The giant isopod Bathynomus giganteus.
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The giant isopod Bathynomus giganteus.
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A swimming deep-sea sea spider.
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A deep water species of rock shrimp with a smaller red shrimp in the upper right .
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Closup of a pink rock shrimp. Its tail resembles a miniature lobster tail.
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A royal red shrimp (Pleoticus robustus) with huge antennae
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A giant pycnogonid sea spider walking across the seafloor on its stilt-like legs. Note its proboscis extending down which it uses for a feeding tube.
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A closeup of the proboscis of a giant pycnogonid sea spider.
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Red crabs mating (Chaceon quinquedens)

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