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

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Offshore red algae communities serve as egg beds for New England herring.
Offshore Massachusetts, Pigeon Hill 1974 August
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Golden crab attempts to free a buddy from a crab trap. Geryon
Florida, northern 1988 July
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Experimental reefs, or casitas, help determine what factors make the best reefs.
Bahama Islands
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Hake lie near the base of a lost "ghost" lobster trap. Urophycis
Submarine Canyon off New England
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Once popular tire reefs may break apart and wash up on beaches.
1976 August
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Artificial reefs can increase productivity of sandy bottoms.
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Tagged Graysby grouper inside reef block.
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Clam shell bed around a thermal mound in 2800 meters.
Pacific Ocean, mid-ocean ridge
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Black smoker chimney on Endeavour Ridge spouts super-heated water and chemicals.
Pacific Ocean, Endeavour ridge
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Edge of a brine pool, a super salty pond, populated by mussels at 800 meters. Bathymodiolus
Gulf of Mexico, Green Canyon 1990 July
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Tube worms living at a Gulf of Mexico hydrocarbon seep are 2 meters long. Lamellibranchia
Gulf of Mexico, Green Canyon
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Tube worms at a Pacific hydrothermal vent are related to hydrocarbon seep worms. Riftia pachyptila
Pacific Ocean
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Black smoker at a mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal vent.
Atlantic Ocean
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Hydrothermal vent tubeworms get energy from bacteria that live in their plumes.
Pacific Ocean
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Sub samples show temperatures in hydrothermal vents exceed 300 degrees celsius.
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Mussels, worms and a spider crab at a hydrocarbon seep community.
Gulf of Mexico
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Minerals venting from the seafloor, provide chemosynthetic sustenance for bacteria, some of Earth's earliest life,
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Spider crabs around vent sites on the Juan de Fuca Ridge.
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Tube worms feeding at base of a black smoker chimney hydrothermal vent.
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Black smoker chimney and shrimp on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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Wire corals and snappers on the slope off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Sea urchin grazing deep hard bottom off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Sea cucumber grazing deep hard bottom off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Basket star curled on deep hard bottom off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Sub manipulator prepares to collect coral specimen on the deep slope off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Although there is little light, deep (>500 ft) reefs off Hawaii are productive.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Yellow gorgonian on deep reef off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Attached species compete for space on deep reef off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Sub grabs a wire coral on limestone bottom off Hawaii. Cirrhipathes
Hawaii 1982 March
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Reef fish, including rosy snappers, occupy a deep limestone reef.
Hawaii 1982 March
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Sea cucumber is colored to look like its rocky habitat.
Hawaii 1988 June
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Crinoids and gooseneck barnacles on a dead sponge, over 5000 ft. off Hawaii. Antedon (crinoid)
Hawaii 1988 July
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Gold coral on pillow lava in over 1000 ft. off Hawaii. Gerardia
Hawaii 1988 June
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Satin sponge on basalt slope, at 5000 ft. deep off Hawaii. Semperella
Hawaii 1988 June
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Isolated tufted corals are common on the deep rocky slope off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1988 July
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Glass sponge between red crinoid stalk and gorgonian on pillow lava off Hawaii. Walteria (sponge), Chrysogorgia (gorgonian)
Hawaii 1988 July
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Blackbellied rosefish and rock crab in 1000 ft. off New Jersey. Helicolenus (fish), Cancer (crab)
New Jersey continental slope
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Pillow lava rocks on the slope off Hawaii form when magma oozes from below.
Hawaii 1988 July
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Yellow iron oxide comes from hydrothermal vents; white is bacterial mat.
Hawaii, Pele's Vents 1988 July
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Yellow iron oxide covered lava rock on the flank of Loihi submarine volcano.
Hawaii, Loihi volcano 1988 July
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Ancient coral reef below 700 meters of water off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1988 June
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Cemented ash and talus at a depth of 755 m off Hawaii.
Hawaii 1988 June
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Inactive hydrothermal chimneys made of iron oxide on Loihi volcano.
Hawaii, Loihi volcano
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Duckbill eel in a sand channel between basalt flows at 780 m depth. Nettastoma
Hawaii 1988 June
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Sponges and crab on a basalt talus slope.
Hawaii 1988 June
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Sub manipulator sampling basalt rocks on the flanks of Loihi volcano.
Hawaii 1988 June
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Trays containing rock slabs deployed on ferro-manganese crust at Cross Seamount.
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Pillow lavas
1988 June
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Scuba divers change out a current meter used to monitor currents in the Bahamas.
Bahama Islands, Lee Stocking Island
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Stereo photography allows diver scientists to measure the size of corals.
Bahama Islands, Lee Stocking Island

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