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

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A red coral bush with polyps retracted. This is probably the same type of coral as seen in image expn4246.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150807T233824Z
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Closeup of retracted polyps on coral seen in image expn4250.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150807T233832Z
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A spiraling bamboo whip coral.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150807T234347Z
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A yellowish-green octocoral bush. The honeycomb pattern on the rock surface behind the coral is intriguing. Is this caused by some form of biota or is it strictly a physical phenomena.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T001649Z
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A small pinkish white octocoral on a black rock surface with small fish using space between rocks as partial hiding place.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T002720Z
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Greenish yellow octocoral behind with red octoral covered by zoanthids and at least three brittle stars.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T014141Z
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Brownish yellow retracted coral polyps. A group of barnacles give a flower-like appearance.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T015154Z
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A striking image of a white stemmed octocoral with purple polyps. A large brittle star with central red pentagonal disk on the black rock sea floor to the left in the image.
Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T020355Z
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A pink parasol octocoral with associated brittle star.
HHawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge 20150808T024505Z
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A pink octocoral with an orange red brittle star.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T202640Z
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View of pink octocoral with large orange brittle star partially obscured by white bamboo coral in foreground.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T202803Z
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An almost invisible black "black" coral in the center of the image flanked by small dead bamboo coral bushes. A live bamboo coral is in the upper left corner of the image.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T203248Z
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A small black "black" coral with a pink octoral in the right foreground.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T203618Z
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A relatively large pink whitish pink octocoral with numerous brittle stars in the midst of a predominantly bamboo coral garden.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T204814Z
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The large octocoral seen in image expn4263. Given the length and intertwining nature of the brittle star arms, it is difficult to count the brittle stars in this image.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T204825Z
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A white bamboo coral. In the upper center of the image is a well-camouflaged pen coral that is almost impossible to see against the black rock background.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T205156Z
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A closeup of the pen coral described in image expn4265.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T205404Z
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Looking down the axis of an iridogorgia coral.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T205728Z
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A spiraling Iridogorgia coral.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T213715Z
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A view of the whole spiraling Iridogorgia coral seen in images expn4267 and expn4268.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T213821Z
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A dead coral branch with yellow zoanthids at the end, and smaller white zoanthids further down the branch.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T214954Z
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A pinkish white octocoral. What are the filamentous stringers extending from what seems to be some of the polyps on the bottom of this coral?
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T224439Z
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Closeup of the octocoral seen in image expn4270 showing the filamentous stringers more closely.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T224604Z
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A pink gorgonian octocoral in the midst of bamboo corals and an Iridogorgia coral.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T224813Z
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Closeup of the polyps of the pink gorgonian octocoral seen in image expn4273.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T224936Z
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Laser beams spaced 10 cm apart help measure the size of this gorgonian octocoral. It is approximately 2 feet hight and a foot across.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T225023Z
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Manipulator arm of Deep Discoverer sampling a gorgonian octocoral.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T225546Z
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Gorgonian coral with brittle star being sampled by Deep Discover for bringing to the surface and further study.
Hawaii, Pioneer Bank Ridge 20150808T230028Z
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An Iridogorgia coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T210324Z
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An Iridogorgia bella coral
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T210851Z
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A symmetrical "black" coral bush with white polyps.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T213415Z
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Closeup of the base of the "black" coral bush in image expn4280.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T213713Z
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Pen coral? umbellula coral? Very large brownish polyps.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T214952Z
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A robust reddish pen coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T221037Z
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A robust reddish pen coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T221302Z
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Polyps on a bamboo coral. A squat lobster is seen out of focus in the distance.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T223506Z
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A small peach colored primnoid coral about a foot across and a foot high.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T223747Z
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A bizarre appearing scleractinian coral (Enallopsammia rostrata) with a large associated squat lobster.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T230159Z
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A long stemmed anthomastus coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T230552Z
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A long stemmed anthomastus coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150809T230650Z
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A pen coral.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150810T005100Z
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Closeup of the polyps of the pen coral seen in image expn4290.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150810T005139Z
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A small bubblegum Paragorgia coral with polyps extended. A red shrimp is on the right side of the image.
Hawaii, Bank 9 South 20150810T024836Z
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This appears to be a dead coral bush covered by small hydroids. A large white squat lobster is in the lower left a large pink work is on the upper right of the bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T205513Z
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A beautiful Iridogorgia spiraling coral bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T210021Z
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A beautiful Iridogorgia spiraling coral bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T210037Z
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Closeup of the polyps and branches of a beautiful spiraling Iridogorgia coral bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T210115Z
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The spiraling twisting central stock of a beautiful spiraling Iridogorgia coral bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T210155Z
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A pinkish gorgonian octocoral with the arms of a relatively large brittle star visible.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150810T231602Z
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A teensy feather star crinoid perched on a bamboo coral bush.
Hawaii, East Salmon Bank 20150811T001213Z

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