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

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Poliopogon sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T200115Z
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Poliopogon sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T205041Z
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Closeup of fabric of interior of Poliopogon sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T210543Z
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Poliopogon sp sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T210635Z
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Perhaps a Poliopogon sponge being colonized by small branching hydroids.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T211014Z
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Sponge - Caulophacus sp. and a Poliopogon sp. sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T213824Z
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Sponge - Caulophacus sp.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T214057Z
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Sponge - Caulophacus sp.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T214229Z
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A dead Farrea occa erecta sponge covered with crinoids.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T214635Z
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An odd-looking dead sponge covered with feather star crinoids around its outer extremities.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T214659Z
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A Bolosoma sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T215443Z
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Backside of a Bolosoma sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T230948Z
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Tretopleura sp. sponge covered with feather star crinoids similar to those seen in image expn5523. Poliopogon sp. sponge is in the left foreground and a bamboo whip coral in the upper right.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T233353Z
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A small branched sponge species.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T233754Z
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A small branched sponge species with a white feather star crinoid in the lower right of the image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T233826Z
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A small branched sponge species with a white feather star crinoid in the lower right of the image.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T233826Z
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A Farrea occa erecta sponge seen from the backside. The circular star-like patterns on the backside of the sponge are quite striking.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150922T234943Z
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A small branched sponge species.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T000552Z
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A small branched sponge species.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T000843Z
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A small branched sponge species.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T001623Z
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Closeup of the tips of the branches of the small branching sponge seen in image expn5519.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T001651Z
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Bolosoma sp.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T002520Z
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A delicate branching sponge and the arm of a starfish. The red dot at the end of the arm is a starfish eye. In the dark of the abyss does it serve any functional purpose?
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T003226Z
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Feather star crinoids on the stalk of a dead sponge.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T003332Z
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Caulophacus sp.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T003438Z
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Farrea octa erecta sponge with associated crinoids.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T004753Z
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A linear arrangement of small branching sponges. At first glance these appear to be gorgonian corals bushes. However, close inspection revealed they were in fact sponges. Two large dying Tretopleura sponges are seen in the left center and various other biota.
0150923T005650Z
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Closeup of branches of sponges seen in image expn5526.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T005721Z
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Closeup of branches of sponges seen in image expn5526.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T005757Z
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Closeup of sponges seen in image expn5526.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T005827Z
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Closeup of sponges seen in image expn5526.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T005832Z
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Closeup of branches and tips of sponge seen in image expn5526.
Pacific Ocean, South Karin Ridge 20150923T005858Z
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Dead Tretopleura sp. sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T204818Z
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Tretopleura sp. sponge with a large isopod making its home in the crenulated sponge surface.
20150923T205413Z
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Sponge on a stick sort of like a corn dog.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T210828Z
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A small Caulocaphus sp. sponge
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T211113Z
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Relatively large branching sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T212450Z
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Closeup of branches of sponge seen in image expn5536. Note sponge recruits in left bottom of image. A shrimp is seen in the larger sponge's left center branch.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T212553Z
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Colonies of branching sponges growing in a linear pattern. The red laser dots indicate the sponge in the center is approximately 1 to 1.5 feet in its longest dimension.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T212628Z
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Tretopleura sp. sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T224832Z
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A single small branching sponge seen on a rock surface.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T230137Z
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Bolosoma? sponge with a white squat lobster. A small number of Monorhaphis sp. sponges are seen on the rock surface below the larger sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T231139Z
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Monorhaphis sp. sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150923T232430Z
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This vase sponge at 2100 meters is home to organisms such as shrimp and brittle stars.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005250Z
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This vase sponge at 2100 meters is home to organisms such as shrimp and brittle stars. Euplectellid sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005315Z
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This vase sponge at 2100 meters is home to organisms such as shrimp and brittle stars. Euplectellid sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005456Z
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This vase sponge at 2100 meters is home to organisms such as shrimp and brittle stars. Euplectellid sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T005516Z
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A Bolosoma sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Mid Karin Ridge 20150924T010317Z
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Sculpted appearing Poliopogon? sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T195932Z
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A strange but beautiful appearing vase-like sponge.
Pacific Ocean, Karin Ridge Top 20150924T202530Z

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