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

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Massive carbonate rocks, bathymodiolus mussels (some dead, some alive), and a small reddish brown squid at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T183917Z
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Massive carbonate rocks, bathymodiolus mussels (some dead, some alive), a small reddish brown squid, and a red crab (Chaceon quinquedens) at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T183931Z
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A small octopus is using carbonate rock debris as habitat.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T184453Z
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Gray and white bacterial mat in a cold seep area.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T185011Z
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Gray and white bacterial mat in a cold seep area. Outcroppings of methane hydrate are seen as the solid white areasin the center and left center of the image.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T185451Z
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Closeup of methane hydrate observed at a depth of 1,055 meters, near where bubble plumes were detected in previously acquired sonar data. Methane hydrates, a hydrate patch, and chemosynthetic communites were seen during the day's dive.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T185623Z
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Bacterial mats, small chunks of methane hydrate, and a red crab (Chaceon quinquedens) can be seen in this image.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T185754Z
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Odd white agglomeration of bacterial mat in a cold seep area.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T191607Z
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Tail of a witch flounder laying on the bottom in a cold seep area with white and gray bacterial mat.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T191944Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon seepage.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T142900Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon seepage. Red crabs are frequentig the area as well.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T143043Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon seepage.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T143210Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon seepage.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T143507Z
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Hydrocarbon seep with white bacterial mat and small tube worms.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T144211Z
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A red crab next to a small hydrocarbon seep area.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T151658Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon seepage.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T161221Z
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A huge bed of bathymodiolus mussels in an area of hydrocarbon seepage.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T162946Z
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A sea urchin in the midst of a huge bed of bathymodiolus mussels in an area of hydrocarbon seepage.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T164329Z
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A cutthroat eel ingesting a red shrimp while over a huge bed of bathymodiolus mussels.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T165257Z
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Chemosynthetic mussels discovered by the ROV Deep Discoverer in areas of active hydrocarbon cold seeps.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T170719Z
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A hydrocarbon seep area with live and dead bathymodiolus mussels, white fuzzy bacterial material, and red crabs.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T173659Z
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A graneledone octopus curls up in a hiding place in carbonate rocks near an active hydrocarbon seep site.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T181121Z
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A concentration of white bacterial? material at a cold seep site covered with bathymodiolus mussels.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T182441Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels covered with small barnacles. Some small gastropods are also seen and a lone translucent shrimp. White bacterial ? material is seen in the upper right.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T202734Z
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White filamentous bacterial strands in a cold seep area covered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T204122Z
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White filamentous bacterial strands in a cold seep area covered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T204158Z
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White filamentous bacterial strands in a cold seep area covered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T214051Z
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White filamentous bacterial strands in a cold seep area covered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T214100Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels covered with small barnacles. Hydroids are seen in growing on mussel shells throughout the image.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T214528Z
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The dead trunk of what must have been an ancient coral bush hosts numerous cup corals. The sediment covered area below the carbonate rock boulder is littered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T214943Z
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The tail of a cusk eel is seen in an area of carbonate rock with an irregular surface. Numerous bacteria covered mussel shells, both dead and alive, are also seen in the area, an active cold seep site.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T215733Z
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An octopus is seen on the far side of a carbonate rock boulder. The nearside is littered with dead mussel shells.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T221454Z
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Filaments of bacterial material line a small ledge at a cold seep site.
Oceanographer Canyon, west wall, 1236-1150m 20130803T181818Z
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Filaments of bacterial material line a small ledge at a cold seep site.
Oceanographer Canyon, west wall, 1236-1150m 20130803T181909Z
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White bacterial material possibly covering worm tubes (circular openings) at a cold seep site. A bathymodiolus mussel is at the right.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T151154Z
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A sea urchin in a bed of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T151423Z
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A sea urchin in a bed of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. As the camera homes in on this site, the small white specks on the mussels appear to be small spiral serpulid worm tubes.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T151526Z
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A bed of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site with white bacterial material . As the camera homes in on this site, the small white specks on the mussels appear to be small spiral serpulid worm tubes.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T151700Z
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Small beds of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T151825Z
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The sometimes patchy nature of areas able to support life at a cold seep site becomes evident in this image as small groups of bathymodiolus mussels are seen apparently living in proximity to cold seeps while non-chemosynthetic biota is seen in the upper right and lower left of the image.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T152203Z
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The sometimes patchy nature of areas able to support life at a cold seep site becomes evident in this image as small groups of bathymodiolus mussels are seen apparently living in proximity to cold seeps.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T152525Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels covered with small spiral shaped serpulid worm tubes. The tentacular crown of one worm can be seen in the lower left center bottom of the image.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T152830Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels covered with small spiral shaped serpulid worm tubes. Small gastropods can also be seen crawling on the mussels on the left side of the image. A translucent worm tube looking somewhat like a soda straw is seen in the lower right.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T153036Z
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Small white spiral serpulid tube worms and bathymodiolus mussels at a seep site. Is the honeycomb pattern of the material the worms are adhering to methane hydrate or some other material? Cold seep site.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T153546Z
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Cold seep site with bathymodiolus mussels, white bacterial mat material, and brownish granular material. Small gastropods can also be seen. The circular holes may be tube worms covered by the white material.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T153704Z
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Cold seep site with bathymodiolus mussels, white bacterial mat material, translucent worm tubes, a few small serpulid worm tubes, and small gastropods can be found in the image.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T153759Z
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Cold seep site with bathymodiolus mussels, white bacterial mat material, and brownish granular material. Small gastropods can also be seen. The circular holes may be tube worms covered by the white material.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130806T154016Z
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A white boulder with some cobbles and pebbles and a brisingid sea star.
20130602T083241Z
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A fossil burrow exposed on the canyon wall. Small white sponges are the dominant large biota seen in this image.
Hydrographer Canyon, western wall 1420-1300m 20130713T181029Z
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Closeup of a fossil burrow exposed on the canyon wall.
Hydrographer Canyon, western wall 1420-1300m 20130713T181051Z

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