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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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A grenadier seems to be posing in the foreground. The ledge in the background has two octopuses underneath it. The ledgehas various corals and other biota.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T165431Z
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An orange rockling, acanthogorgia coral, cup corals, a large pink sea urchin, small white worm tubes, and small hydroids. Zoanthids are seen in the upper right center.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T165640Z
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Cup corals, numerous types of octocorals, and a few sea urchins are seen in this image.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T170930Z
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A cutthroat eel with a large parasitic copepod.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T190008Z
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A cutthroat eel with a large parasitic copepod. Four other eels are seen and a red crab.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T194307Z
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An eel? in the water column. The apparent texture of the skin of this eel appears odd.
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A puffer swimming near the surface.
Alvin Canyon, east wall 1088-1010m 20130718T204940Z
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Two small corals with a reddish pink brittle star climbing one of them while a large white brittle star of a species that seems to stay on the bottom is in the foreground.
Heezen Canyon, southwestern flank, 1,710-1621m 20130807T154717Z
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A rectangular prism shaped block of stone is covered with brisingid starfish, cup corals, small octocorals, a few sponges, and one very large venus flytrap anemone. White brittle stars are in the sediment below the block of rock but don't seem to be adhering to the rock.
Heezen Canyon, southwestern flank, 1,710-1621m 20130807T165425Z
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A small dark hydromedusa silhouetted against a canyon wall.
Heezen Canyon, southwestern flank, 1,710-1621m 20130807T190334Z
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A bit of seaweed that has sunk to the seafloor. The tail of the shrimp in the foreground has a pattern that looks somewhat like a smiley face.
Canyon between Powell and Lydonia Canyons, 655m 20130812T174247Z
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An erratic boulder serves as habitat for a longfin hake, and number of orange venus flytrap anemones, and a red crab (Chaceon quinquedens).
Canyon between Powell and Lydonia Canyons, 655m 20130812T185905Z
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A large shrimp in the foreground and a white feather star crinoid on a red Swiftia coral.
Lydonia Canyon, southwestern wall, 1236-1136m 20130813T135814Z
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Paramuricea coral, a white coral bush, a large red venus flytrap anemone, a white seastar, and a small white octopus.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T172609Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T055504Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A few large urchins are also seen.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T055625Z
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A newly discovered mussel bed with a small octopus (Graneledone verrucosa) and brittle stars on sediment and white microbial mat at a cold seep site south of Norfolk Canyon.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T060112Z
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A small patch of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site with bacterial mats.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T060456Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site with bacterial mats.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T061458Z
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Relatively fresh dead bathymodiolus mussels. Cold seep areas, like their hydrothermal counterparts, have finite lives and finite sources of chemosynthetic nutrients. When the supply is shut offf, the community dies.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T062459Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T072845Z
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Live and dead bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. White brittle stars are also seen.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T074048Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. An orange rockling is seen below the mussels.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T075923Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A large brittle star is in the right foreground.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T080132Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. Two orange rocklings are also seen.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T080513Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A large orange rockling is seen below a ledge. A smaller rockling is seen in the upper left.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T080601Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A large orange rockling is seen below a ledge.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T081331Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a very large cold seep site. Methane bubbles can be seen rising above the seep site in the center right of the image.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T081841Z
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Methane bubbles rising above a cold seep site.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T083624Z
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A small octopus (Graneledone verrucosa) amongst dead and live bathymodiolus mussels.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T101921Z
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A field of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T102215Z
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A field of bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A large red urchin is seen in the lower right.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T102614Z
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Methane bubbles rise above a small topographic high covered with bathymodiolus mussels. Overview of extensive chemosynthetic mussel communities colonizing carbonate and sedimented mounds as a seep site south of Norfolk Canyon.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T103005Z
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Methane bubbles rise above a cold seep site covered with bathymodiolus mussels.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T104603Z
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A large antimora cod swimming over a cold seep site covered with bathymodiolus mussels. An orange rockling is seen next to a ledge in the upper center of image.
Virginia , south of Norfolk Canyon 20130523T105418Z
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A spectacular image of methane bubbles rising above a cold seep site. Large pink anemones, tube worms, and a large red crab are seen in this image. Surprisingly, bathymodiolus mussels are not seen in this image.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140630Z
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A spectacular image of methane bubbles rising above a cold seep site. Methane bubbles flow in a small stream out of the sediment on an area of seafloor offshore Virginia north of Washington Canyon. Quill worms, anemones, patches of bacterial mat, pandalid shrimp, and a large red crab (Chaceon quinquedens) can be seen in and along the periphery of the seepage area.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140638Z
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Methane bubbles rising above an outcrop of methane hydrate. A fish peaking out at the lower right and red pandalid shrimp in the upper left. Worm tubes litter the area and some broken mussels shells.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140734Z
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A spectacular image of methane bubbles rising above a cold seep site. Methane bubbles flow in a small stream out of the sediment on an area of seafloor offshore Virginia north of Washington Canyon. Quill worms, anemones, patches of bacterial mat, pandalid shrimp, and a large red crab (Chaceon quinquedens) can be seen in and along the periphery of the seepage area.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140839Z
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A view from above of methane bubbles rising into the water column at a cold seep site. A siphonophore is seen to the left.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140931Z
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Methane bubbles seen rising through the water column from a cold seep site.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140935Z
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Methane bubbles rising from a cold seep site. A lobate ctenophore is seen in the upper left.
Virginia, north of Washington Canyon 20130531T140938Z
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Thousands of dead mussel shells litter the sea floor at a former cold seep site.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T152147Z
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A catastrophic kill-off of bathymodiolus mussels or just the end of a cold seep site that no longer provides nutrients?
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T152248Z
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Dead mussels at a former cold seep site. Are the white linear forms some type of worm, gooseneck barnacle, or something else?
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T152558Z
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Dead mussels at a cold seep site.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T152628Z
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An outcrop covered with desmophyllum cup corals. Two large pink urchins are seen to the left and right of the outcrop. A cold seep mussel bed is seen in the distance behind the outrcopping.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T154623Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site. A small octopus and a rockling are seen in the lower right quadrant of the image.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T161009Z
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A patch of live bathymodiolus mussels surrounded by dead mussel shells at a cold seep site.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T171211Z
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site covered with white bacterial material.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T171725Z

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