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

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Small sponges. Perhaps the one on the left is a carnivorous sponge.
Puerto Rico ENE of Mona Island approx. 450 m 20150415T172529Z
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A robust appearing carnivorous sponge at about 2000 meters.
Puerto Rico, Guayanilla Canyon East Wall 20150416T201517Z
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A bushy carnivorous sponge at about 915 meters.
USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters 20150427T143025Z
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Base of a bushy carnivorous sponge at about 915 meters.
USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters 20150427T143239Z
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A melon sponge at about 850 meters depth.
USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters 20150427T155212Z
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A yellowish glass sponge at about 915 meters depth.
USVI, St. Croix 20150427T191738Z
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A globular sponge at about 915 meters depth.
USVI, St. Croix approximately 900 meters 20150427T192610Z
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A globular sponge at about 915 meters depth.
USVI, St. Croix approximately 900 meters 20150427T192644Z
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A beautiful glass sponge with a perfectly round opening at its top.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T142059Z
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Glass sponge with crenulated appearance.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T151244Z
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Glass sponge with crenulated appearance. A red shrimp is using the sponge as habitat.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T151340Z
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Glass sponge with crenulated appearance. A red shrimp is using the sponge as habitat.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T151454Z
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A glass sponge with a number of anchors. A brittle star is in the foreground.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T175435Z
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A stalked spherical sponge.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T182029Z
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Closeup of the stalked spherical sponge seen in image expn4163. What appear to be small octocorals cover the stalk of the sponge with some also on the sphere. Tube worms and barnacles have also colonized the stalk.
Exocet Seamount 20150428T182211Z
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A blue encrusting sponge at about 1200 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 1300 meters 20150429T125854Z
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A globular melon sponge that appears to be on a stalk at about 1000 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 1000 meters 20150429T150102Z
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A globular melon sponge that looks like a basketball sitting on the seafloor at about 1000 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 1000 meters 20150429T152845Z
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Glass sponge, possibly Farrea occa, on the underside of a ledge at about 1000 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 900 meters 20150429T154137Z
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Glass sponge, possibly Farrea occa, on the underside of a ledge at about 1000 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 900 meters 20150429T154220Z
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A globular melon sponge that looks like a basketball sitting on the seafloor at about 1000 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 800 meters 20150429T161746Z
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A large white linear glass sponge and numerous smaller sponges at about 950 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 800 meters 20150429T163302Z
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A large globular melon sponge and numerous small stylaster corals. Other biota including a fish are seen in this image.
hiting Seamount approximately 700 meters 20150429T170120Z
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What appears to be a large brown sponge with numerous knobs similar to those seen on the melon sponges. A brisingid starfish is seen to the right center. Depth approximately 900 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 700 meters 20150429T171035Z
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A boquet of Venus flower basket glass sponges with associated large white brittle stars, a large white anemone with red mouth area, and yellow zoanthids. Depth approximately 550 meters.
hiting Seamount approximately 550 meters 20150429T200626Z
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An orange anemone with a yellow column on a black rock surface. The anemone is approximately 6 inches across.
Hawaii, East Necker Seamount 20150802T210939Z
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Closeup of orange anemone with a yellow column.
Hawaii, East Necker Seamount 20150802T211009Z
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An anemone with a red column attached to a bamboo coral. To the right of the larger anemone are a number of smaller white anemones or possibly zoanthids attached to a separate coral branch.
Hawaii, North French Frigate Shoals 20150804T013049Z
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A cerianthid tube anemone on a sand bottom in an area of strong current.
Hawaii, St. Rogatien Rift 20150805T004913Z
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A large pinkish red anemone attached to the stalk of what appears to be a dead sponge. A large pink brittle star is wrapped around the stalk.
Hawaii, Maro Crater 20150805T204847Z
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The business end of the anemone seen in image expn4179. This orange-red anemone has a remarkably flat aspect.
Hawaii, Maro Crater 20150805T205050Z
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The business end of the anemone seen in image expn4179. This orange-red anemone has a remarkably flat aspect.
Hawaii, Maro Crater 20150805T205055Z
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A translucent brownish anemone.
Hawaii, Maro Crater 20150805T212205Z
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The white column pedal of an anemone that has retreated into its column.
Hawaii, Southeast Maro Ridge 20150806T214842Z
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A large reddish orange anemone.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T195617Z
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Closeup of a large reddish orange anemone.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T195632Z
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Looking straight into an a peach-colored anemone that has retreated into its column. Compare to image expn4183.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T210709Z
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The same species of orange anemone with a yellow column as seen in image expn4175. This one is slightly smaller, approximately 4 inches across. The red laser dots are 10 cm apart (4 inches).
Hawaii, Salmon Bank Southeast Ridge 20150811T221301Z
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Closeup of the oral and same anal orifice of the orange anemone seen in image expn4187.
Hawaii, Salmon Bank Southeast Ridge 20150811T221313Z
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Closeup of orange anemone showing yellow column as well.
Hawaii, Salmon Bank Southeast Ridge 20150811T221351Z
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A brownish gray anemone with very robust appearing tentacles.
Hawaii, Salmon Bank Southeast Ridge 20150812T002440Z
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A large brownish white anemone. This anemone is very similar to an anemone seen during the OKEANOS EXPLORER shakedown cruise off Kealakekua Bay in 2010. See image expl2143.
Hawaii, Bank 9 North 20150812T201932Z
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Black rock with numerous small anemone-like sessile animals.
Hawaii, Bank 9 North 20150812T230341Z
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A pinkish brown anemone attached to a coral branch. Did the anemone attach itself to an already damaged portion of the branch or did it damage the branch?
Hawaii, South Pearl and Hermes Ridge 20150813T213120Z
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A pinkish white anemone with what appears to be a somewhat translucent column.
Hawaii, South Pearl and Hermes Ridge 20150813T232413Z
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A pinkish white anemone with what appears to be a somewhat translucent column.
Hawaii, South Pearl and Hermes Ridge 20150813T232606Z
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An orange gray anemone on a black rock surface.
Hawaii, South Pearl and Hermes Ridge 20150814T012624Z
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A large robust appearing anemone on a black rock surface.
Hawaii, East Pearl and Hermes 20150814T205724Z
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A brown anemone with white dots at the end of its tentacles on a black rock surface.
Hawaii, North Pioneer Ridge 20150816T004852Z
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An orange brown anemone on a partially sediment covered area with small spherical black stones (perhaps this is the surface of the rock in this area.)
Hawaii, North Maro Ridge 20150817T010810Z

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