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

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A white sponge that looks like an ear on black rock outcrop.
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White sponges with a variety of shapes on a black rock outcrop.
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Small blue and white sponges on rock substrate. A few small corals are also seen. The large brown object is unidentified.
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Large brown and white object seen in expn2802. Is it covered with white matting ? Is it a sponge? What is it?
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White cylindrical stalked sponge and numerous bluish gray sponges adhering to rock surface. Are the yellow life forms sponges or perhaps tunicates? White translucent zoanthids and small white octocorals are also seen.
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Stalked globular sponge and brown melon sponge. The brown branching life form with numerous white branches emanating from tips is quite interesting.
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Amorphous white sponge. What controls the growth and ultimate appearance of these sponges?
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Two ear-like sponges next to a bowl shaped sponge divided into numerous sectors.
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A spiky looking sponge looking somewhat similar to a pompon anemome.
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A spiky looking sponge looking somewhat similar to a pompon anemome. Are the sharp needles for protection?
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A spiky looking sponge looking somewhat similar to a pompon anemome. Are the sharp needles for protection?
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Brown and white ruffled sponges in a field of living and dead bamboo coral.
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A shrimp and a small translucent brittle star with an almost perfect circular central disk on a white ruffled sponge.
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A globular melon sponge on a black rock outcrop.
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A beautiful vase sponge next to a living bamboo coral bush while a small ruffled sponge is in dead bamboo coral debris.
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Large white ruffled sponges with a large red shrimp and a large purple feather star crinoid.
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A closeup of the large ruffled sponge in expn2815 reveals besides the large red shrimp, three small feather star crinoids that were not apparent in the more distant view. A portion of the large purple feather star is seen.
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A beautiful yellow sponge. What purpose would this color serve in the eternal darkness of the depth at which this sponge is located?
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A large yellow sponge, dead coral branches colonized by small purple octocorals, white sponges, and pink brittle stars. A veritable riot of color in the abyssal ocean.
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A large purple feather star crinoid seen on a large brown sponge. A smaller white feather star crinoid is seen near the base of the sponge.
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A large purple feather star crinoid seen on a large brown sponge.
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A ruffle sponge growing from a larger sponge.
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A spiky sponge in the midst of a number of other sponges.
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Looking down on a large circular sponge.
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A large white sponge with a large purple feather star crinoid and a small bamboo coral with two small black feather star crinoids. A bamboo coral in the foreground has numerous associated brittle stars.
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A branched tree-like sponge.
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A branched tree-like sponge.
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A small encrusting sponge that appears to have a growth pattern following the localized rock texture.
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A small encrusting sponge that appears to have a growth pattern following the localized rock texture.
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A small encrusting sponge that appears to have a growth pattern following the localized rock texture.
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Perhaps a carnivorous sponge with polychaete worm in its upper branches.
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A small carnivorous sponge.
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A small carnivorous sponge.
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A small carnivorous sponge with a polychaete worm in its upper branches.
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A branched tree-like sponge.
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A small carnivorous sponge.
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A vertically growing sponge with crenulated edges.
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Strangely configured sponge with a unique growth pattern.
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Strangely configured sponge with a unique growth pattern.
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Venus flower basket sponges.
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Venus flower basket sponges.
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Sponge with unique bumpy surface. Arm of a small translucent brittle star is seen on lower right bottom.
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A large vase sponge with two brisingid starfish in close proximity.
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A large yellow sponge, cup corals, brisingid starfish, and a blackish brown feather star crinoid on a vertical canyon wall.
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A large white sponge, an orange cup coral, and a white feather star crinoid.
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A swimming white translucent holothurian.
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Two swimming white translucent holothurians. It is fairly rare to obtain two swimming holothurians in one image.
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A red swimming holothurian above three cutthroat eels.
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A swimming white translucent holothurian.
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A swimming white translucent holothurian.
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