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

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A yellow "black" coral bush.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150920T010858Z
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Unidentified species of "black" coral with four-sided symmetrical body structure on fairly long stalk. A pink squat lobster is on the top side of its branches.
Johnston Seamounts, Hutchinson Seamount,Twin Cones 20150920T013335Z
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An Umbellapathes sp. coral bush.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T200430Z
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A branching stalked "black" coral with white translucent polyps similar to the coral seen in image expn5351.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T200547Z
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Two small "black" coral bushes, one with yellow polyps, the other with whitish translucent polyps.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T200747Z
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The two small "black" coral bushes seen in image expn5354. They are growing from a botryoidal manganese coated substrate in an area relatively devoid of other life. However a small white brittle star can be seen on the rock surface directly below the coral bushes.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T200830Z
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A teensy yellow "black" coral bush.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T201145Z
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A teensy yellow "black" coral bush.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T201548Z
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A red Corallium sp. coral with a relatively large long-legged brittle star. Behind the corallium bush, an Umbellula sp. coral can be seen.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T205222Z
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Closeup of the brittle star on the red Corallium sp. coral bush seen in image expn5358.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T205338Z
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The Umbellula sp. coral seen in image expn5358. This closeup shows black streaks leading to the polyps. What is the function of these areas?
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T205637Z
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A chrysogorgid coral bush on a long stalk.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T211511Z
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Red brittle star seen in branches of chrysogorgid coral seen in image expn5361.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T211532Z
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Yellow zoanthids overgrowing a pinkish red octocoral bush. A large brownish red brittle star seems oblivious to the coming death of the octocoral as it has its arms intertwined on both zoanthids and live coral.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T211921Z
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A tree-like black coral bush with pinkish brown polyps.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T212431Z
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Closeup of branches of black coral bush seen in image expn5364. Besides the pink squat lobster, there appears to be a growth of some sort in the left center of the image on the main branch. Other smaller, but similar features, are seen on many of the branches.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T212608Z
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A small yellow "black" coral on a botryoidal manganese encrusted substrate.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T212929Z
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A small octocoral bush.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T213051Z
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A small Paragorgia sp. coral being overtaken by yellow-brown zoanthids. A large pinkish brown brittle star makes its home on this bush.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T213948Z
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Looking almost parallel to the plane of a bilaterally symmetrical "black" coral buh with pinkish peach colored polyps.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T220325Z
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A different view of the "black" coral seen in image expn5369.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150920T220520Z
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A stalked octoral, Umbellula sp., on a sand substrate.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T001309Z
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A relatively long stalked cup coral.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T002753Z
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A question mark sea pen, pennatulacean coral on a botryoidal manganese crust substrate.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T012456Z
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A small octocoral bush with two pinkish red squat lobsters.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T013516Z
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A large pinkish red brittle star tightly wound on a parasol octoral bush, Metallogorgia melanotrichos.
Hutchinson Seamount area, Southernmost Cone 20150921T013640Z
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A small "black" coral attached to a rock surface in an area almost covered bhy white sand substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T200031Z
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A different view of the small black coral seen in image expn5376 that shows a fan-like top section attached to a stalk. The polyps are a translucent brownish color.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T200207Z
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An umbrella shaped top to a very long-stalked "black" coral. Perhaps Umbellapathes sp.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T211850Z
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The top of the 'black" coral seen in image expn5378 identifying it unequivocally as a "black" coral.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T211915Z
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A small Bathypathes alternata "black" coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T212533Z
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A pennatulacean octocoral with an associated brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T213149Z
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A small black coral, Bathypathes alternata, on a botryoidal manganese encrusted substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T215830Z
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A two armed anthomastus coral. It appears that other arms are beginning to grow on this coral colony's right side as viewed.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T223059Z
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An odd snarled coral growth on the side of a large bamboo coral branch.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T224138Z
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Alcyonacean Anthomastus steenstrupi.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T224403Z
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Alcyonacean Anthomastus steenstrupi on botryoidal manganese crust.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T224453Z
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Alcyonacean Anthomastus steenstrupi on botryoidal manganese crust.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T230451Z
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Small black coral bush almost perfectly camouflaged on a substrate of botryoidal manganese crust.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T230543Z
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A chrysogorgid coral with commensal brittle star on a botryoidal manganese crust substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T230655Z
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A yellow bilaterally symmetric "black" coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T231718Z
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A red corallium coral with polyps retracted with a commensal white brittle star. A few small whitish grey zoanthids are on the main stem of the coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T232336Z
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A red corallium coral with commensal brittle stars growing on a botryoidal manganese crusted substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150921T232421Z
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The top of a beautiful parasol coral Metallogorgia melanotrichos with a commensal brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T001211Z
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A gray "black" coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T001421Z
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A small hydroid bush with a few white brittle stars.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T001943Z
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An orange "black" whip coral growing on a botryoidal manganese crust substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T003711Z
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Purple Victorgorgia octocoral with brownish white commensal brittle star at 1740 meters.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T003838Z
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The alcyonacean coral Anthomastus steenstrupsi with a smaller coral bush in the foreground on a rock substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T005057Z
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A bilaterally symmetrical light brown "black" coral with a commensal purple squat lobster with a red body.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T005301Z

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