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

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A pink black coral, perhaps Umbellapathes sp.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150901T005400Z
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Beautifully symmetrical pinkish translucent black coral bush - Umbellapathes sp.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150901T005515Z
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A solitary scleractinian cup coral.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T190837Z
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Gold Gerardia corals on a ridge top.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T194645Z
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A small white somewhat twisted looking coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T200130Z
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A bamboo octocoral.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T200749Z
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A purple octocoral with an associated large orange brown brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T201930Z
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An anthomastus coral and a Farrea occa sponge. A red shrimp swims above.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T202627Z
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An anthomastus coral closeup and a small white brittle star wrapped around a polyp.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T202718Z
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The manipulator arm of Deep Discoverer sampling a small anthomastus coral.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T203700Z
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The manipulator arm of Deep Discoverer sampling a small anthomastus coral.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T203904Z
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The manipulator arm of Deep Discoverer sampling a small anthomastus coral. Notice how the polyps have completely retracted.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T204322Z
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A candelabra shaped primnoid coral.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T205823Z
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A corallium octocoral bush. Notice the two small brittle stars on branches in the upper left quadrant of the image. A third is just barely visible in the lower left quadrant tightly wound about a coral branch. A small yellowish green octocoral is in the lower right.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T210753Z
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The corallium octocoral bush seen in image expn5213. The brittle stars are now barely visible. The configuration of the small yellowish green octoral bush becomes apparent in this image.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T210813Z
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A small coral bush with purple polyps.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T212004Z
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A purple paramuricean coral bush with a white brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T212234Z
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White, purple, and yellow gorgonians. The purple and white corals are paramuricean corals.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T212256Z
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A white corallium coral with pink polyps.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T214149Z
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White and pink brittle stars at the top of a white corallium coral bush with pink polyps. What are the white stalked animals in the upper left? hydroids? sponges? something else?
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T214519Z
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Base of white branched corallium coral with pink polyps.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T214629Z
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Bidding farewell to the large white corallium coral seen in images expn5218 through expn5220.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T214735Z
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A brittle star in the parasol portion of a Metallogorgia melanotrichos coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T215144Z
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Large corallium coral with white branches and pink polyps. A brittle star is in its upper right branches.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T220144Z
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A brittle star in the parasol portion of a Metallogorgia melanotrichos coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T220456Z
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Gorgonian with white polyps extended. A red shrimp and a red squat lobster are in its upper branches. A barely visible small greenish coral bush is to the left of the larger coral's base in the image.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T220937Z
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Large, apparently dead gorgonian corals, covered with some sort of brown material. Squat lobsters and numerous brittle stars have made this their home.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T222008Z
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A pinkish white brittle star on a Madrepora oculata (zigzag coral) bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T222047Z
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Numerous pinkish brittle stars on a Madrepora oculata (zigzag coral) bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T222239Z
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Large dead gorgonian corals, home to numerous squat lobsters and brittle stars.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T223512Z
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A yellow gorgonian coral bush. A large red crab is peeking out from a crack in the rocks and a small white brittle star with pink central disk is between the crab and the coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T230901Z
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Purple stoloniferous corals and small patches of greenish white stoloniferous corals cover the sides of a basalt topographic high. Yellow Gerardia gold coral is on the top of the high with some also on the sides. Numerous brittle stars are seen in the Gerardia and a squat lobster is in the lower right of the image.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T232947Z
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A diverse image of gold, purple, and pink gorgonian corals, squat lobsters, a white starfish, a spoked white wagon wheel appearing urchin, and purple and white stoloniferous corals in the upper right.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T233017Z
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Purple stoloniferous corals and "gold" gerardia coral on a basalt ledge. Red crab, squat lobster, a wagon wheel like urchin, and white and purple gorgonians make up the rest of this undersea vista.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T233030Z
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A beautiful array of purple stoloniferous coral polyps.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T233122Z
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Purple, yellow, and white gorgonians give the illusion of a beautiful garden.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T000942Z
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A bathymetric high point on the summit of Swordfish Seamount is literally covered with life. Purple, gold, white, and greenish yellow gorgonians, some with associated brittlestars cover the summit.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T003948Z
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Gold, purple, green, and white corals on a bathymetric high point. Large pinkish brittle stars are seen primarily in the purple paramuricean corals while the white and greenish corals do not seem to have any associated brittle stars or other life . What appears to be a very large white urchin is in the upper left of the highest point on this rock.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T004007Z
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Purple octocoral in the foreground and a small Paragorgia sp. coral behind.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T004828Z
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Two species of octocorals - a red Paragorgia sp. bush with grayish polyps extended and the purple Clavularia grandiflora.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T005029Z
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A small Paragorgia sp. coral bush with purple Clavularia grandiflora colonizing its lower branches. Purple and gold paramuricean corals are to the left in the image.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T005209Z
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A greenish yellow octocoral with somewhat strange looking white and purple brittle stars.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T012619Z
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White branched octocoral with greenish yellow polyps. A relatively large brittle star is entwined in the branches.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T013457Z
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Branches of a bamboo octocoral. What are all the little white particles raining down in the water column?
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T013752Z
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A squat lobster perched in a chrysogorgid coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T194957Z
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Bamboo coral bushes.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T195438Z
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A squat lobster perched in an Iridogorgia sp. coral bush. Looking down the tell-tale spirals of the Iridogorgia bush.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T202042Z
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Large bamboo coral bush on the edge of a bathymetric high.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T210413Z
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Base of large bamboo coral bush seen in image expn5247.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T210526Z
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Anthomastus steenstrupi coral with all but one of its polyps extended.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T211840Z

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