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

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A small whitish brown octoral bush on a rock substrate.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T010639Z
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A closeup of the polyps of a red anthomastus coral. A small white brittle star is residing on the coral.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T011106Z
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A robust anthomastus coral with a small white brittle star. The arms of what might be a predatory starfish are seen on the backside, perhaps attacking the polyps of this coral.
Pacific Ocean, ESE of Johnston Atoll, Lone Cone 20150922T011203Z
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A relatively long-stemmed cup coral.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T204800Z
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A chrysogorgid coral bush with its polyps extended. A squat lobster with similar coloration can be seen in the coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T215217Z
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Brownish white chrysogorgid coral bushes on a rock substrate. The chelae of a well-camouflaged squat lobster can be seen on the left most bush.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T223433Z
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A small primnoid coral on a smooth rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T223935Z
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A bilaterally symmetrical light brown "black' coral bush. The arms appear to be staggered such that the branches on one side seem to be consistently higher than the corresponding branch on the other side. A small whitish yellow feather star crinoid is seen in the upper left of the image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T233309Z
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A large white primnoid coral bush is seen in the center of the image while a glass sponge with feather star crinoid is in the foreground. A few crinoids? brittle stars? are seen on the dead sponge stalk on the right of the image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T235053Z
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A bamboo whip coral, two chrysogorgid coral bushes, a white sponge, and a yellow-brown crinoid are in the foreground of this image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T010306Z
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Many bamboo corals and a pink gorgonian are on a widespread botryoidal manganese encrusted seafloor.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T010604Z
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A pink corallium coral with two arms of a brittle star visible in the image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T010650Z
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A candelabra shaped bamboo coral.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T010721Z
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Peach to pink colored polyps of a bamboo coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T011013Z
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Bamboo corals and spiraling Iridogorgia bella. A small Metallogorgia melanotrichos coral is barely visible in the lower left corner.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T011255Z
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Yellow and a few greenish-yellow zoanthids have totally engulfed bamboo coral branches in the foreground while dense branches of live bamboo coral are seen in the background.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T012228Z
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Yellow and greenish-yellow zoanthids on a bamboo coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T012238Z
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A small Bathypathes alternata "black" coral bush.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T222237Z
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An Iridogorgia bella coral on the left. A few other corals are seen in the distance on a relatively barren landscape.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T225946Z
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Iridogorgia magnispiralis
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005903Z
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Bamboo coral with a pinkish red brittle star.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T010934Z
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Closeup of bamboo coral with brittle star apparently parachuting to the seafloor.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T010952Z
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A relatively small white cup coral next to a large dead coral stalk. A Chrysogorgid coral in on the left with a grey squat lobster.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150925T000232Z
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Bamboo coral bush serving as habitat for two small anemones.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150925T004657Z
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Base of a large bamboo coral bush. Is the white object at the base part of the coral bush or a worm-like creature?
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150925T004748Z
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A chrysogorgid coral with a pink squat lobster.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150925T004934Z
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A chrysogorgid coral with a pink squat lobster.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T203920Z
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Anthomastus steenstrupi alcyonacean coral.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T210610Z
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Anthomastus steenstrupi alcyonacean coral.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T210711Z
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Anthomastus fisheri alcyonacean coral.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T222017Z
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A pink corallium coral with a feather star crinoid.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150926T224659Z
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Iridogorgia magnispiralis gorgonian coral.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150927T001507Z
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Iridogorgia magnispiralis gorgonian coral.
Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge 20150927T001532Z
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An odd appearing very long-stalked sponge. A little swimming creature is in the upper right.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T212301Z
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Caulophacus species
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T212314Z
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Caulophacus sp.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T212433Z
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Sponge - Sericolophus sp.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T213643Z
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Hexactellanid sponge, possibly Sericolophus sp., serving as habitat for brittle stars. Closeup of sponge seen in image expn5438.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T221206Z
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Hexactellanid sponge, possibly Sericolophus sp., serving as habitat for brittle stars.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T221252Z
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Hexactellanid sponge, possibly Sericolophus sp., serving as habitat for a single brittle star.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T224424Z
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An extremely old Farrea nr occa erecta sponge found 2660 meters deep at McCall Seamount. This species has two morphologies - a bushy type and a stalked type (shown here).
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T230039Z
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Closeup of branches of sponge seen in image expn5440.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T230147Z
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Backside of the extremely old Farrea nr occa erecta sponge seen in image expn5440.
Paciric Ocean, McCall Seamount 20150831T230353Z
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A globular stalked Farrea occa erecta sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150901T202145Z
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Euplectellid sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Swordfish Seamount 20150902T015315Z
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A large Tretopleura sponge in a forest of bamboo coral bushes.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T203933Z
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Hexactellinid sponge serving as habitat for a shrimp.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T204212Z
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Walteria leuckarti sponge
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T221319Z
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Walteria leuckarti sponge
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T221418Z
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Poliopogon sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Ellis Seamount 20150902T225147Z_

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