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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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A black coral branch with white polyps. What is the wispy thread-like material and what is its function?
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T015922Z
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Purple base of an octocoral with whitish gray polyps.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T020906Z
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Large octocoral bush with purple base imaged in expn5301. Although there are patches of both purple and whitish grey polyps, the purple do not seem to be a separate colonizing coral or zoanthid species. Two large "black" whip corals with white polyps are also seen.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T020952Z
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Purple octocoral bushes. Some dead with little biota and others covered with large white zoanthids. The boarfish Antigonia eos is seen in the left center of the image and a small scorpion fish resides on the bottom at the left edge.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T021140Z
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Closeup of the large white zoanthids seen covering the dead coral branches in image expn5303.
Hawaii, Niihau 20150914T021225Z
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A small white coral. Numerous smaller biota can be seen on the black rock surfaces in this image.
Johnston Atoll area, Karin Ridge 20150916T213209Z
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Small white coral with polyps retracted. Perhaps a Corallium sp. coral.
Johnston Atoll area, Karin Ridge 20150916T221827Z
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A beautiful bamboo whip coral.
Johnston Atoll area, Karin Ridge 20150916T223723Z
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Closeup of polyps of bamboo whip coral seen in image expn5307.
Johnston Atoll area, Karin Ridge 20150916T223858Z
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An umbellula coral bush.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T002206Z
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A cerianthid anemone.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T002522Z
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Chrysogorgia coral with an egg sac attached.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T002817Z
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Chrysogorgia coral with pinkish red squat lobster.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T002909Z
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Chrysogorgia coral with brown feather star crinoid. Each is almost perfectly camouflaged while looking at the rock substrate.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T002955Z
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Small Chrysogorgid coral with pink squat lobster.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T004425Z
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A small sea pen with five animal tracks seen in the white sediment.
Johnston Atoll area, Karin Ridge 20150918T004947Z
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A Walteria sp. sponge. The red marks are probably from attack by the nematocysts of a siphonophore or some type of jellyfish.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T013312Z
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Primnoid coral almost perfectly camouflaged for black rock substrate with white sediment partially covering rock surface.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T025304Z
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Umbellula coral on a white sand plain. A feather star crinoid has found its way to the one high elevation point in the picture, an isolated rock in the lower right corner.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T033032Z
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Umbellula coral.
Johnston Atoll area, Southeast 20150918T033128Z
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A chrysogorgid coral with a red squat lobster with grey chelae.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T204448Z
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An octocoral sea pen? or a "black" coral?
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T212326Z
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Manipulator arm sampling the tiny coral bush seen in image expn5321.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T213235Z
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Still haven't got the tiny little coral bush seen in image expn5322.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T213513Z
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Lying on its side, it appears this is a tiny "black" coral. It was soon put in Deep Discoverer's sample basked for a trip to the surface for further study.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T215641Z
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A well camouflaged Bathypathes alternata "black" coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150918T230215Z
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A beautiful spiraling Iridogorgia magnispiralis coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150919T002850Z
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Polyps at the top of a bamboo coral branch.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150919T003717Z
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A brittle star wrapped around the branches of a primnoid coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Deep Twin Ridge 20150919T003932Z
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A Chrysogorgia geniculata bush with a red-bodied squat lobster near its top.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T193910Z
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Closeup of the chrysogorgid coral and pink squat lobster seen in image expn5331.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T194056Z
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A chrysogorgid coral with a pink squat lobster.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T194158Z
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A small brownish Bathypathes alternata "black" coral on a botyroidal manganese encrusted substrate.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T195915Z
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A small brownish Bathypathes alternata "black" coral on a botyroidal manganese
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T195945Z
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A pinkish stalked "black" coral, perhaps Umbellapathes sp.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T202445Z
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Iridogorgia sp.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T204105Z
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A small Bathypathes alternata "black" coral bush with brownish polyps. A dead bamboo coral with colonizing barnacles is in the foreground.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T204335Z
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A white to translucent Umbellapathes sp. "black" coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T211034Z
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A small stalked "black" coral bush with pinkish polyps.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T212056Z
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A small gold "black" coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T212323Z
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A long-stalked cup coral on a basalt rock surface.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T222412Z
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Appears to be a type of "black" coral mimicking the parasol coral. Possibly Umbellapathes sp. The purple squat lobster is possibly a newly observed species.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T222847Z
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The manipulator arm of Deep Discoverer sampling the "black" coral seen in image expn 5341.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T223809Z
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A small "black" coral bush with white polyps growing from a botryoidal manganese encrusted substrate.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T224059Z
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A pink Corallium sp. coral bush with an associated white brittle star.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T225156Z
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A gold "black" coral.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T230527Z
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A gold "black" coral.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150919T230627Z
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One, maybe two brittle stars intertwined in the canopy of a parasol coral bush - Metallogorgia melanotrichos.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150920T000740Z
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A spiraling Iridogorgia bella coral bush. A red stalked sea lily crinoid is seen in the lower left of the image.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150920T003739Z
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A large bamboo whip coral with a branched end.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150920T003940Z

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