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

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The lobster's large claw can crush crabs, clams and fingers. Homarus americanus.
Atlantic Ocean, offshore Maine. 1975 November
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Cleaner shrimp are distinguished from other shrimp by their long antennae.
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Sub arm reaches for a soft coral.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Soft coral species are found in both cold deep and shallow warm waters.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Small sea anemone on volcanic rock off Hawaii.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Sea star on volcanic rock off Hawaii.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Anemone on a fist-sized volcanic rock off Hawaii.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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American lobsters live from the rocky coast to the canyons off New England. Homarus americanus.
Atlantic Ocean, offshore New England.
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Spider crab speaks slowly to a soft coral.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Gold coral is found below 300 m in tropical oceans. Gerardia sp.
Pacific Ocean, offshore Hawaii.
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Cerianthid anemones are common on the continental slope in the north Atlantic. Cerianthus borealis.
Atlantic Ocean, offshore New England.
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Branching coral poking up through sands off the Bahamas.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas. 1982 July
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Close-up of a Serpulid worm's crown taken through the window of Hydrolab.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, St. Croix, VI 1983 July
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Pederson cleaning shrimp on a reef in the Virgin Islands.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, St. Croix, VI 1983 July
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Sponge on a deep reef in the British Honduras.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Glovers Reef, Belize. 1972 October
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Rock lobster on a Pacific reef.
Pacific Ocean. 1983 April
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Sea cucumber being prepared for salad. Just kidding! The knife is for scale.
Pacific Ocean. 1983 April
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Beds of Conch move en masse when food gets scarce.
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Lee Stocking Isl., BA 1987 April
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Humpback whales cruising beneath a diver. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific 1982 June
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Humpback whale calves are born in wintering waters of the tropics and subtropics . This humpback whale mother and calf will remain virtually inseparable. The calf weans at around ten or eleven months.
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales are gentle and feed primarily on krill, small shrimp. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales can leap clear out of the water. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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The notch in a humpback whale's tail is distinctive. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales often flap their tails or fins on the water surface. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Markings on a humpback whale's tail help indentify individuals. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales migrate from near the poles to tropical waters. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales are mammals that must surface to breathe. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales are gentle and feed primarily on krill, small shrimp. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whales migrate from near the poles to tropical waters. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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Humpback whale is attracted to an ROV, or undersea robot. Megaptera novaeangliae
Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
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California sea lions bask in the sun,
Temperate Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, WA
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Mother and juvenile bottlenose dolphins head to the seafloor. Tursiops truncatus
Temperate-Tropical Atlantic & Pacific Ocean
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Sea lion rises to bark at a research vessel.
Temperate Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, WA
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Catalina Island off southern CA, former home of a NURP center.
Temperate Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles, CA
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Close up of worm tubes, sometimes the most prominent structures on sandy bottom.
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Small dead crab in hypoxic (no oxygen) sediments off Louisiana.
Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River mouth
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Bacterial mats are common the seafloor where oxygen is low. Beggiatoa sp.
Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River mouth
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Mangroves of South Florida are threatened coastal development.
South Florida.
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Mangroves roots serve as critical habitat for many species and nutrient filters.
South Florida.
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Gravel-cobble bottom off Maine coast is favored scallop ground.
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Penguins explore snow-dunes in Antarctica
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Corals throughout the Caribbean are bleaching (casting out their algae).
Florida Keys.
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Sponges are as important as corals for reef structure.
Florida Keys 1972 May
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Reef fish use the reef for cover and food.
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Corals on the reef vary from large stony heads to whispy branches.
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Tiny coral animals build massive reef structures.
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Staghorn corals have declined at Caribbean reefs in the past 20 years.
Florida Keys
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Brain corals get their name from the folds and turns in the coral skeleton.
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The diversity of fish and other reef organisms rival tropical rainforests.
Florida Keys 1972 May
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Bioerosion of coral reefs makes them brittle and susceptible to collapse.
1974 May

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