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

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An outcrop in a cold seep area with a large orange and white squat lobster and numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1923
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended. A dead coral branch colonized by zoanthids in the right bottom corner.
2008 September 29 1923
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An outcrop with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended, a large white anemone, a brown cerianthid anemone, and an orange and white squat lobster.
2008 October 2 0128
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended, white lophelia pertusa coral with polyps extended, and a tangle of lamellibrachian tube worms seen below and to the left.
2008 September 29 1919
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Numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended and four orange-yellow cup corals.
2008 September 29 1849
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Numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended, white lophelia coral, a colony of small ping pong ball like sponges, and small bamboo coral bushes.
2008 September 29 1906
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended and lamellibrachian tube worms seen below and to the left.
2008 September 29 1910
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended, white lophelia pertusa coral with polyps extended, a tangle of lamellibrachian tube worms seen below and to the left, and an orange yellow cup coral.
2008 September 29 1919
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with a large orange and white squat lobster and numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1923
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with lamellibrachian tube worms with red tips and smaller tube worms with feeding tentacles extended. A large globular pencil urchin is seen to the bottom right, gray and white bacterial mat stainings on the sediment, and Lophelia pertusa oral on top of outcrop.
2008 September 29 1837
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended intermixed with cold seep lamellibrachian tube worms with red tips.
2008 September 29 2035
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended intermixed with cold seep lamellibrachian tube worms with red tips. Bacterial mat gray and white staining is in the mud below the outcrop.
2008 September 29 1837
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An outcrop in a cold seep area with numerous tube worms with feeding tentacles extended intermixed with cold seep lamellibrachian tube worms with red tips. Bacterial mat gray and white staining is in the mud below the outcrop.
2008 September 29 1838
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At least three different species of tube worm are at this cold seep site - large chemosynthetic lamellibrachian tube worms with the red tips, small tube worms with white feeding tentacles extended, and a large thick tube worm with robust feeding tentacles extended in bottom left of image. White filaments of bacterial mat cover much of the right half of the image.
2008 September 29 1845
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An intertangled mass of lamellibrachian tube worms covered with white bacterial mat material, smaller tube worms with tentacles extended, an orange and white squat lobster, a large golden crab (Chaceon fenneri), and a white bamboo coral bush.
2008 September 29 1845
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Lamellibrachian tube worms, an orange and white squat lobster, and white filamentous bacterial material at a cold seep site.
2008 September 29 1845
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Lamellibrachian tube worms and white filamentous bacterial material at a cold seep site.
2008 September 29 1845
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Lamellibrachian tube worms with white filamentous bacterial material at a cold seep site. A different species of small tube worm is seen in the lower right quadrant with feeding tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1846
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Lamellibrachian tube worms with white filamentous bacterial material at a cold seep site. A different species of small tube worm is seen in the lower right quadrant with feeding tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1846
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A large globular pencil urchin at a cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms and white bacterial material. A smaller species of tube worm can be seen in much of the image with feeding tentacles extended.
2008 September 29 1846
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Lamellibrachian tube worms at a cold seep. The white object could be any number of things - perhaps a large nudibranch, perhaps a holothurian, perhaps?
2008 September 29 1846
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms, an orange and white squat lobster with long chelae, and an orange anemone at top of image. The white material in the center appears to be anomalous. Where did it come from or how did it form?
2010 1026215339
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Callogorgia americana coral bush with large ophiuroid brittle stars growing in a stand of lamellibrachian tube worms at a cold seep site.
2008 September 29 2039
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 29 1838
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Lamellibrachian tube worms and a large pencil urchin at a cold seep site. The large tube worms to the right appear to be a different species from those close to the rock outcrop. The white material is probably bacterial mat material.
2008 September 29 1843
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 29 1844
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A golden crab (Chaceon fenneri) using a cold seep site and lamellibrachian tube worms as habitat.
2008 September 29 1845
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Lamellibrachian tube worms and filamentous white bacterial mat at a cold seep site.
2008 September 29 1845
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 29 1905
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 29 1905
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms, a small white sea star, and a blackbelly rosefish.
2008 October 1 1937
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 26 2155
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 26 2156
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A cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms.
2008 September 26 2157
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Lamellibrachian tube worms at a cold seep site growing amidst large white anemones and small white sponges.
2010 1021.232648
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Lamellibrachian tube worms, a large white feather duster worm, globular lollipop sponges, and white and gray bacterial mat.
2008 September 29 2035
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Mud volcano with chemosynthetic mussels.
2010 October 18 064412
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Mussels and whelks at a cold seep site.
2010 October 18 065710
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The ROV is following an area of discolored sediment to ultimately a large brine pool.
2010 October 18 073223
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These craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 073722
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These craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 073746
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These craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 073853
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These craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 073942
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Discolored sediment around the brine pools.
2010 October 18 074047
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Discolored sediment around the brine pools. The small craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 074140
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Discolored sediment around the brine pools. The small craters mark the formation of brine pools, from which salt has seeped through the seafloor and encrusted the nearby substrate.
2010 October 18 074153
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Chemosynthetic mussels along the edge of a brine pool.
2010 October 18 074609
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The brine pools are devoid of life. Here a large dead isopod lies suspended in the pool in its high density waters.
2010 October 18 074304
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The brine pools are devoid of life. Here a large dead isopod lies suspended in the pool in its high density waters.
2010 October 18 074339
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The manipulator arm of the ROV grabbing the dead isopod seen in the previous two images.
2010 October 18 075702

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