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

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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal assemblage. Encrusting sponges, Solenosmilia variabilis coral, acesta clams, small purple octocorals, and large peach-colored anemones.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T155655Z
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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal assemblage. Encrusting sponges, Solenosmilia variabilis coral, an acesta clam, small purple octorals, small white serpulid tube worms, cup corals and squat lobsters.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T155904Z
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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal Solenosmilia variabilis coral, an acesta clam, small white tube serpulid tube worms, cup corals, and a squat lobsters. A small white octocoral is seen in the upper center.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T155939Z
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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal assemblage. Encrusting sponges, Solenosmilia variabilis coral, an acesta clam, small purple octorals, small white serpulid tube worms, cup corals and squat lobsters. Small white octocorals can be seen in the right center of the image.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T160012Z
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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal assemblage. Encrusting sponges, Solenosmilia variabilis coral, acesta clams, small purple octorals, small white serpulid tube worms, cup corals and squat lobsters. From a distance, less of the smaller fauna can be seen as compared to expn0303.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T160204Z
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Beautiful hanging gardens of Lydonia Canyon with a highly diverse faunal assemblage. This scene is dominated by acesta clams and cup corals. A lone sea urchin is seen in the upper left and a lone orange anemone in the upper right. A small pinkish octocoral is in the center of the image.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180439Z
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Acesta clams, cup corals, a small dead coral (white) with numerous small crustaceans, and whitish pink octocoral. Small serpulid worms are using both the rock canyon wall and the acesta clams as substrate.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180602Z
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An acesta clam and a pinkish white octocoral.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180628Z
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Overhang covered with Acesta clams and cup corals.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180722Z
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Closer inspection reveals small orange anemones, serpulid worm tubes, and a squat lobster as well as cup corals and acesta clams.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180756Z
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Closer inspection reveals small a small Paragorgia coral, serpulid worm tubes, small sponges, and pinkish octocoral.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180934Z
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Closer inspection reveals small a small red octocorals, serpulid worm tubes, and a moderate-size anemone with a rough brown column in the upper right. A small squat lobster is above the small red coral in the right center of the image.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T180955Z
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A red sea bat sea star, small patches of translucent to white sponges, small orange sponges, skeletons of dead cup corals, and small orange anemones. No matter what the resolution of an image, questions always remain - what are the small white circular objects seemingly adhering to the rock but also in the sediment in the bottom of the image?
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T160419Z
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A grenadier with a parasitic isopod on its back swims beneath the hind legs of a red crab (Chaceon quinquedens).
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T175138Z
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Two Atlantic rockfish Sebastes sp., a red crab literally hanging out off the small boulder, a longfin hake below the crab, and a blackbelly rosefish on the sand in right center. Two midwater fish are also seen, a perhaps a barbeled dragonfish center top of the image, and a myctophid swimming over the larger of the Sebastes sp. A small fish is nestled up against the small rock to right.
Canyon between Powell and Lydonia Canyons, 655m 20130812T155500Z
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The large white object is a closed up sea anemone. The lower Sebastes sp. is pursuing the myctophid fish which came within its striking range. See expn0314 for myctophid location in previous image.
Canyon between Powell and Lydonia Canyons, 655m 20130812T155502Z
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A whitish gray Graneledone sp. octopus hanging out in a cave in the wall of the canyon. Acesta clams, Solenosmilia variabilis coral, many small yellow and white sponges, and a brisingid starfish are also seen.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T163758Z
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Cup corals, a large pink octocoral, purple Clavularia sp. coral, and other smaller octocorals cover this section of canyon wall.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T164544Z
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A vertical wall covered with cup corals, anemones, and a variety of octocorals. Two sea urchins are also seen.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T195532Z
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A diverse community including yellow Paramuricea coral, a reddish-orange "black" coral, pinkish white bamboo coral, two red anthomastus corals, cup corals, a graneledone octopus, and a huge venus flytrap anemone.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T201750Z
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Brisingid starfish, cup corals, red anthomastus corals, and colonies of zoanthids. One small sea urchin is also seen.
Heezen Canyon, southwestern flank, 1,710-1621m 20130807T164303Z
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Small nearly translucent bivalves, small brittle stars, and small white to translucent octorals are seen on a dead branch of an otherwise healthy appearing bright yellow coral bush.
Nygren Canyon, northeastern flank, 910-661m 20130808T164732Z
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Four eels and a grenadier over a sand/mud bottom.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T195905Z
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A small ctenophore seen in the water column.
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Siphonophores encountered by the ROV as it descends through the water column.
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Siphonophores encountered by the ROV as it descends through the water column.
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A larvacean mucus house.
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A colorful salp appearing as a constellation in the abyssal darkness.
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A colorful salp appearing as a constellation in the abyssal darkness.
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Jellyfish and salp appear in the water column.
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A ctenophore above the seafloor.
Between Veatch and Nantucket Canyons 650-500m 20130710T152837Z
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A comb jelly.
Between Veatch and Nantucket Canyons 650-500m 20130710T153400Z
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A jellyfish, a myctophid fish, and numerous krill.
Between Veatch and Nantucket Canyons 650-500m 20130710T193356Z
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A white jelly fish.
Between Veatch and Nantucket Canyons 650-500m 20130710T193414Z
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A ctenophore trapped under a ledge.
Atlantis Canyon, west wall 1100-885m 20130715T163419Z
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Salp larva. This is not a jellyfish but actually chordate remotely related to we humans.
Atlantis Canyon, west wall 1100-885m 20130715T172359Z
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Salp larva. This is not a jellyfish but actually chordates remotely related to we humans.
Atlantis Canyon, west wall 1100-885m 20130715T172528Z
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Salp larva in the water column. These are not a jellyfish but actually chordates remotely related to we humans.
Atlantis Canyon, west wall 1100-885m 20130715T172638Z
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A ctenophore drifting over the bottom.
Atlantis Canyon, west wall 1100-885m 20130715T190249Z
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A blackish brown jellyfish.
Atlantis Canyon, east wall 1800-1600m 20130716T135419Z
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A red ctenophore.
Alvin Canyon, west wall 926-863m 20130717T161255Z
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Looking like galaxies in a view from the Hubble telescope, salp larvae are seen throughout the field of view.
Alvin Canyon, west wall 926-863m 20130717T194606Z
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Looking like galaxies in a view from the Hubble telescope, salp larvae are seen throughout the field of view.
Alvin Canyon, west wall 926-863m 20130717T194716Z
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Looking like galaxies in a view from the Hubble telescope, salp larvae are seen throughout the field of view.
Alvin Canyon, west wall 926-863m 20130717T194756Z
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A beautiful little hydromedusa.
Alvin Canyon, east wall 1088-1010m 20130718T184900Z
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A beautiful little hydromedusa.
Alvin Canyon, east wall 1088-1010m 20130718T184913Z
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Krill, a few small salps, and some myctophid fish.
Block Canyon, east wall 1345-1239m 20130719T135745Z
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A few individual salps in the upper left and an odd assemblage of living? material that appears to be in the water column. Perhaps a siphonophore.
Block Canyon, east wall 1345-1239m 20130719T193814Z
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A salp.
Block Canyon, east wall 1345-1239m 20130719T193944Z
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Two salp at right angles and a bamboo coral in the background.
Block Canyon, east wall 1345-1239m 20130719T194004Z

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