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

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Globules of white, perhaps bacterial material, associated with bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T201639Z
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A large pinkish sea star and a red crab at a cold seep site littered with dead mussel shells.
Maryland-Virginia continental slope area 20130604T211345
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A white bacterial mat at a cold seep. The small white squiggly things might be small tube worms.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T143826Z
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Red crabs and a synaphobranchrid eel at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T145322Z
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Red crabs at a methane hydrate outcropping at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T165857Z
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A closeup view of a methane hydrate outcrop at a cold seep site. There are vast deposits of methane hydrates in areas of the continental shelfs world-wide. If these hydrates break down because of a warming ocean, vast amounts of methane could be released to the atmosphere accelerating warming of the planet.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T165932Z
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A closeup view of a methane hydrate outcrop at a cold seep site. There are vast deposits of methane hydrates in areas of the continental shelfs world-wide. If these hydrates break down because of a warming ocean, vast amounts of methane could be released to the atmosphere accelerating warming of the planet.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T170015Z
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A closeup view of a methane hydrate outcrop at a cold seep site. There are vast deposits of methane hydrates in areas of the continental shelfs world-wide. If these hydrates break down because of a warming ocean, vast amounts of methane could be released to the atmosphere accelerating warming of the planet.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T171122Z
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Clusters of live bathymodiolus mussels were encountered by Deep Discoverer (D2) at seep sites south of Nantucket. White cottony coating on some of the mussel shells is from bacteria.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T180204Z
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What appear to be fossil shells at an outcrop at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T180632Z
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A small octopus is seen near a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T180915Z
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A few live bathymodiolus mussels and the shells of many dead ones.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T181801Z
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Carbonate rocks, an orange rockling, two red crabs visible, a small octopus, and many dead mussel shells at an "extinct" cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T182231Z
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Strangely textured mud? rock outcrop, with small white worm tubes and a pandalid shrimp. Perhaps the semi-translucent object in the far right center is a large worm tube.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T182402Z
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A pink globular sea urchin at a cold seep site with alive and dead bathymodiolus mussels and sporadic coatings of white bacteria.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T182920Z
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A heavy mat covering of white bacteria on bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T183549Z
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A heavy mat covering of white bacteria on bathymodiolus mussels at a cold seep site.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T183606Z
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Massive carbonates (brown rocks), live and dead mussels, and white bacterial mats were found at this cold seep site explored by the Deep Discoverer ROV.
New England Seep 3, 1124-1054 meters 20130711T183713Z
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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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