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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish have 11 arms.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 112803
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish have 11 arms.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 112909
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish have 11 arms.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 113011
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish have 11 arms.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 113239
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish have 11 arms.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 113715
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano. An orange fish inspects a large 11-armed starfish.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 114147
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 143321
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 144549
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 154409
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 154429
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 154811
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 154821
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 164757
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 165123
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 170353
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 April 30 172819
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 060517
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061055
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061103
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061211
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061333
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061441
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 061811
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062007
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062021
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062241
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A large starfish and many small tonguefish on the seafloor.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062329
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062451
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062459
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 062829
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Many tonguefish on the seafloor.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 081847
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Eight tonguefish residing on the seafloor
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 084333
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. ROV deploying sampling net in attempt to capture tonguefish seen below the ROV.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 090833
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 095241
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Many tonguefish and white crabs co-exist in a hydrothermal vent area.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 095605
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A sample of sulfur encrusted volcanic rock.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 100239
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. White crabs in an area of sulfur deposition.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 102419
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. White crabs in an area of sulfur deposition.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 102429
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A few white crabs and a small vent.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 103135
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. White crabs in an area of sulfur deposition.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 105301
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Sulfur pit, CO2 bubbles, and a broken crust next to the sulfur pit.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 112357
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A pebble-covered seafloor with numerous tonguefish whose coloration is almost a perfect match for the seafloor in this area.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 121859
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A pebble-covered seafloor with numerous tonguefish whose coloration is almost a perfect match for the seafloor in this area. A large white crab and two small white crabs are visible in the image. The red laser dots are ten centimeters apart, providing a scale for determining size of fauna.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 122055
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Numerous white crabs and a small vent are visible in this sulfur-encrusted landscape.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 130301
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Numerous vents and numerous crabs
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 132605
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. A starfish, a few tonguefish and what appear to be sulfur globules. Red streaks are probably some sort of fast moving fauna.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 154311
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Globules of congealed sulfur appearing as yellowish-brown snow drifting back to the seafloor after being emitted from a vent as liquid sulfur.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 2 181611
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Area covered by what appears to be some sort of fauna that is approximately 1 centimeter X 2 centimeters. Probably some sort of gastropod. At least one tonguefish is in the image.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 3 042309
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Daikoku Volcano. Numerous anemones can be seen as well as a gray bacterial mat. Yellowish sulfur impregnated sediments are also evident.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 3 044457
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Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. NW Eifuku Volcano. An area of irregular cobble to boulder-sized rocks of volcanic origin. This area is strangely devoid of macroscopic life.
Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area 2006 May 3 152809

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