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

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A pretty picture taken against a black backdrop of the darkness of the abyss. Bamboo corals are on the right and upper left, an orange Anthomastus steenstrupi coral at the bototm center, and a tree-like chrysogorgid coral bush to its left in the image. What could be a small black coral is to the right of the Anthomastus coral in the image.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T211920Z
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A small black coral with brownish yellow polyps.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T212253Z
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Base of a large bamboo coral bush that apparently became sufficiently top heavy to topple over.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T220315Z
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Yellow zoanthids in center and white zoanthids to overtaking bamboo coral branches.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T233208Z
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Small bushy purplish brown black coral bushes.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T005814Z
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Small bushy purplish brown black coral bushes.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T005847Z
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Yellow cup corals.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T005856Z
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Large gold coral bush with gooseneck barnacles in the upper right of the bush.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T012523Z
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Large gold coral bush with gooseneck barnacles in the upper right of the bush.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T012715Z
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Large gorgonian coral, apparently dead, on sand substrate. Numerous yellow cup corals are seen in an area cutting diagonally across the center of the image from left to right.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T015623Z
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An orange coral bush (looks like black banding on the limbs indicative of bamboo coral), small yellow cup corals, and Gerardia gold coral on the right.
Hawaii, Oahu 20150913T020113Z
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A yellow scleractinian coral of the genus Enallopsammia.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T192822Z
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Several colonies of the hydroid Hydrodendron gorgonoide extend from a rock at 566 meters depth off the southwest tip of Ni'ihau. A very large and much smaller squat lobster can be seen in their branches.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T193339Z
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Black coral bushes with orange polyps. Two large squat lobsters are seen on the right of the image.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T201431Z
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A large gold Gerardia coral bush with two large brittle stars, one greyish white and other brownish red. Small white and yellow zigzag corals are in the background of this image.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T203212Z
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Closeup of the large greyish white brittle star seen in image expn5264.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T203429Z
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A pennatulacean coral on sand substrate.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T204152Z
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Base and polyps of lower branches of pennatulacean coral seen in image expn5266.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T204425Z
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Bamboo coral bush, a colony of whitish green zoanthids at the top of the image, a small vaselike glass sponge, a few small anemones, and a squat lobster.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T211925Z
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The alcyonacean coral Bellonella molokaiensis. A rock pen coral is attached by its suction-cup-like base to the rock surface in the center right of the image. Possibly the rock pen coral is Calibelemnon symmetricum.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T212127Z
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A rock pen coral is attached by its suction-cup-like base to the rock surface - possibly Calibelemnon symmetricum. The alcyonacean coral Belonella molokaiensis is to the left in the image with polyps retracted.
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A purple scleractinian coral - possibly Enallopsammia sp.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T212812Z
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A pink corallium bush with white polyps.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T213244Z
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A pink corallium bush with white polyps.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T213327Z
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The alcyonacean coral Siphonogorgia alexandri.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T214410Z
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Top of a pennatulacean coral.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T220639Z
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The large white object has the shape of Bathypathes alternata but appears to be dead. There is an orange red starfish at its base. Look carefully and you will find a number of rock sea pens many of which are bent from left to right.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T223446Z
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A bilaterally symmetrical brownish Bathypathes sp. "black" coral bush, at least eight rock sea pens, and an orange sea star make up this view of biota on a basalt substrate with a moderate dusting of sediment.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T223544Z
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A pink and white precious coral corallium bush, a large primnoid coral, and numerous rock sea pen coral bushes.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T224043Z
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A beautiful pink and white precious coral corallium bush and numerous rock sea pens with suction cup like anchors. A blue iridescent fish is also seen in front
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T224422Z
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A forest of rock sea pens with numerous sea stars visible that are probably predators of these corals.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T225022Z
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Closeup of the polyps of a rock sea pen.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T225121Z
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Closeup of the suction-cup-like base of a rock sea pen.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T225159Z
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Brown and white rock sea pens oriented with the current.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T225508Z
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Brown and white rock sea pens oriented with the current. The brown sea pens significantly outnumber the white sea pens in this area.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T225521Z
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A forest of rock sea pens oriented with the current. A starfish is seen attacking a sea pen in the lower left of the image.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T231321Z
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A forest of rock sea pens oriented with the current. A small crab is seen in the lower left.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T231715Z
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A large white primnoid coral and a bamboo coral bush.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T233133Z
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Brownish yellow "black" coral closeup.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T234233Z
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A bushy "black" coral with white to translucent polyps.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T235440Z
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A bushy "black" coral with white to translucent polyps in center, primnoid coral in upper left, and numerous pennatulacean corals to right.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150913T235537Z
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A seeming forest of pennatulacean corals.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T001657Z
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Yellow zoanthids seemingly on a rock surface as opposed to the more common dead coral or sponge.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T002351Z
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A dead colony of cup corals.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T002851Z
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The deep sea scleractinian coral Eguchipsammia fistula. The dead coral in expn5293 apparently is this species.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T003604Z
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The deep sea scleractinian coral Eguchipsammia fistula. The dead coral in expn5293 apparently is this species.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T004050Z
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A beautiful gastropod on a dead portion of a black coral bush. The lower branches are covered with hydroids.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T005831Z
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Polyps of a vivid red "black" coral.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T010437Z
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A primnoid coral with numerous bamboo whip corals in the background.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T011110Z
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Closeup of polyps of primnoid coral in image expn5298.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T011213Z

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