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

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Brittle stars cover small white corals, small white globular sponges, and white anemones with orange mouths. A single orange venus fly trap anemone is on a small ledge.
2008 October 1 1352
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A landscape that appears devastated with somewhat demented looking brittle stars seemingly reaching out.
2010 1021.233526
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A strange darkened landscape.
2010 1021.234510
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A brittle star with legs extended on a bamboo coral. The color of the fly trap anemones seems abnormal.
2010 1024.063847
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Two brittle stars on a white bamboo coral.
2010 1025.004906
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Looking down on a brittle star at the top of a white bamboo coral bush with large white anemones with orange mouths.
2010 1025.012218
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Deep sea coral. White "black coral" Leiopathes glaberrima. Some of these corals are over 2,000 years old.
2010 1025230627
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Deep sea coral. White "black coral" Leiopathes glaberrima. Some of these corals are over 2,000 years old.
2010 1025231915
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Brittle stars in feeding posture, yellow and orange feather star crinoids, and orange squat lobsters.
2008 September 29 1615
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A large brittle star on an orange octocoral bush in feeding posture, a large purple anemone, and a white bamboo coral with two brittle stars.
2008 September 29 1735
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A large white brittle star on a white bamboo coral and an orange coral with a large feather star crinoid.
2008 September 29 2104
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A garden of large white anemones with orange mouths and a white bamboo coral with fairly robust brittle stars.
2008 September 22 1530
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Two different types of brittle stars associated with Callogorgia americana coral bushes. Yellow feather star crinoid with their "feet" clearly visible, a red anthomastus coral, and large white anemones round out the image.
2008 September 23 1849
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A large orange brittle star on a bamboo coral bush and an oddly colored yellow green octocoral bush. What appears to be a white beaded single stalk coral is in the center bottom of the image. White sponges and anemones are also seen.
2008 September 27 1804
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A pink brittle star on a bamboo coral bush.
2010 1022.025114
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A beautiful red and white brittle star on a bamboo coral bush.
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A "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward?
2010 1027.221056
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Robotic arm of ROV sampling a luckless brittle star. Are the brittle star arms extended upward in a feeding posture?
2010 1027.221442
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A "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward? A lithodid crab is seen in the center right.
2008 September 15 2056
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A "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward?
2008 September 15 2156
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A crab, shrimp, and brittle star with arms extended upward on a mud substrate.
2010 1028085011
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A "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward?
2008 September 15 2056
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A small lithodid crab and a "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward?
2010 1028091701
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A "herd" of white brittle stars. Are they feeding with their arms extended upward? Note the brittle star at the top, it has five white spherical objects surrounding its central disk. Is this rare, or just hard to see in the other images? A small squat lobster is also seen.
2010 1028091711
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Three brittle stars oriented in a sub-parallel array. To the right is an outcrop with a red and white squate lobster, melon sponges, and gooseneck barnacles. Some of the barnacles have their cirri extended.
2010 1028091646
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A lone squid on the seafloor amidst an army of brittle stars.
2010 1027.222212
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A large pink brittle star on a silty seafloor.
2008 September 26 2209
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A cerianthid anemone at the top of the image, a large orange venus flytrap anemone, and two brittle stars with relatively short arms.
2010 1020095308
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At first glance, this image is devoid of large biota. When looking at the high resolution image, at least 10 brittle stars can be found partially buried in the sand. Why do they engage in this behavior?
2010 October 19 222426
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Two different species of brittle stars are apparent in this image, the large orange star in the upper right, and two or three brittle stars with a black central disk and banded arms.
2010 1022121752
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Brittle stars with a black central disk and banded arms and an orange Leiopathes glaberrima "black coral" bush.
2010 1022121740
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Brittle stars with a black central disk and banded arms and an orange Leiopathes glaberrima "black coral" bush.
2010 10 22121710
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded arms on a whitish substrate.
2008 September 27 1449
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms on a white sand and pebble substrate.
2008 September 27 1805
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms at the base of a stand of white bamboo coral.
2010 1022.025901
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms at the base of a stand of white bamboo coral. Note the fish below one of its arms.
2010 1022.025906
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms below a bamboo whip coral. A smaller less robust brittle star is seen on a small bamboo coral bush to the left.
2010 1022.042638
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A striking brittle star with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms below a small bamboo coral bush. A smaller less robust brittle star is seen on the coral bush.
2010 1022.044023
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Two striking brittle stars with black central disk and banded black and yellow brown arms below a small bamboo coral bush.
2010 1022.045838
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A brown and black banded brittle star next to a small boulder on a sand and shell substrate.
2010 1022.035010
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A spectacular brittle star with black and white banded arms and an orange central disk with a black star design on the disk.
2010 1022.031554
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Tube worms with red tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1747
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Widely dispersed tube worms.
2008 September 29 2118
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Widely dispersed tube worms.
2008 September 29 2118
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Widely dispersed tube worms.
2008 September 29 2119
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Widely dispersed tube worms.
2008 September 29 2120
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An orange sea star seeminly suspended above the seafloor on one arm and a widely dispersed tube worms.
2008 September 29 2316
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A colony of tube worms on a hummocky sediment bottom.
2008 September 23 1549
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A colony of tube worms on a hummocky sediment bottom.
2008 September 23 1550
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Solitary tube worms on silty bottom.
2008 October 1 1929

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