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

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Two yellow feather star crinoids and a small white brittle star.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T013241Z
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A small black and white sea lily stalked crinoid. Is this the normal coloration of this species of crinoid or is this animal sick?
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T201757Z
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A brownish white feather star crinoid with only five arms. Most feather stars seem to have ten or twenty arms in the deep sea so this is a fairly rare occurrence.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T213432Z
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A small white feather star crinoid on a dead coral branch. Yellow zoanthids cover a dead branch in the foreground.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T234031Z
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A large whitish yellow feather crinoid seemingly defying gravity as it perches atop a metallogorgia coral bush with an associated large brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T234136Z
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A large whitish yellow feather crinoid seemingly defying gravity as it perches atop a metallogorgia coral bush with an associated large brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T234151Z
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A fifteen armed red sea lily stalked crinoid Proisocrinus ruberrimus.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T002410Z
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The fifteen armed red sea lily stalked crinoid seen in image expn5106.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T002511Z
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A ten-armed white stalked sea lily crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T003035Z
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The white ten-armed stalked sea lily crinoid seen in image expn5108. Curiously, it has a small white feather star crinoid seen on the stalk at the six o'clock position of the larger arms.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T003054Z
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A swimming feather star crinoid gracefully undulating through the water.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T004456Z
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A swimming feather star crinoid in a posture reminiscent of a helicopter.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T004539Z
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A rare view of two feather star crinoids swimming together. How do these animals communicate in order to synchronize this behavior? Or is this a purely random occurrence?
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T004605Z
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A yellow and white feather star crinoid on a yellow octocoral bush with a large pinkish orange brittle star. Perhaps an artifact of the aspect of the photo, but this feather star seem to have one abnormally large arm that extending towards the lower left corner of the image.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T010159Z
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Two black and white feather star crinoids at the top of what appears to be a dead stalk of a sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T194821Z
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A light orange feather star crinoid on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T205555Z
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Black and white feather star crinids on a dead sponge stalk.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T205842Z
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A cream colored feather star crinoid at the top of a live glass sponge. Other crinoid arms are seen in the background.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T210906Z
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A white crinoid with a brown mouth area. What is the brown bulbous organ seen in the mouth area?
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T235222Z
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A white feather star crinoid on a black rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T204919Z
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A purple feather star crinoid attached to a bamboo coral.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T000704Z
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A purple feather star crinoid attached to a bamboo coral.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T000752Z
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A lazy purple and white feather star crinoid? a sick crinoid? No current in the area to bring food to the crinoid? Why is this crinoid in this posture?
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005035Z
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A cream colored feather star crinoid at the top of a sponge. Very angular basalt boulders and cobbles make up the substrate in this area.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T204029Z
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A closeup of the mouth area of the cream colored feather star seen in image expn5123.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T204203Z
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A small feather star crinoid on a small stalked sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T233514Z
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At least three cream colored crinoids at the top of a dead sponge stalk. These crinoids have the same bulbous feature in the mouth area observed in image expn5118.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T234157Z
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A brown and white feather star crinoid on the stalk of a sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150925T000402Z
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A yellowish white feather star crinoid on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, West of Karin Ridge 20150925T234451Z
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A white feather star crinoid on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, West of Karin Ridge 20150926T002557Z
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A stalked whitish grey sea lily crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T213216Z
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The stalked whitish grey sea lily crinoid seen in expn5130.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T213426Z
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Looking straight on at the mouth area of a cream colored feather star crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T213932Z
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An orange brown feather star crinoid and an anthomastus coral on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T222001Z
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Closeup of the orange brown feather star crinoid seen in image expn5133.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T222047Z
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A purple white feather star crinoid hanging vertically on a bamboo coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T223236Z
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A purple white feather star crinoid hanging vertically on a chrysogorgid coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T223736Z
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At least three yellowish white feather star crinoids on a dead sponge stalk.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T224747Z
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A purple and white feather star crinoid secure on a chrysogorgid coral. This crinoid is in a seemingly prostrated posture. This species is seen in this posture in images expn5136 and expn5122. Image expn5135 shows a crinoid that seems either moving towards this position or coming out of it.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T230347Z
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Yellowish white feather star crinoids perched atop a glass sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T231431Z
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A cream colored crinoid on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T231629Z
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Beautiful chrysogorgid coral, Pleurogorgia.
20150803T214923Z
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Closeup of polyps of Pleurogorgia coral.
20150803T214955Z
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Pleurogorgia coral almost perfectly camouflaged relative to the surrounding rock substrate.
20150803T215945Z
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Pleurogorgia coral almost perfectly camouflaged relative to the surrounding rock substrate.
20150803T220332Z
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Closeup of polyps of Pleurogorgia coral.
20150804T005200Z
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Closeup of polyps of Pleurogorgia coral.
20150804T005129Z
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Branches of the chrysogorgid coral Pleurogorgia.
20150804T210350Z
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A white octocoral bush with delicate polyps and tentacles.
20150804T210450Z
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A glass sponge with small whitish translucent octocorals on a dead sponge stalk behind the live sponge.
20150804T225555Z

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