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

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Spires and chimneys reminiscent of a Medieval cathedral.
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Closeup view of two small mini-vents discharging hot clear water as shown by the shimmering appearance of the water just above the orifices.
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Apparently numerous small vents discharging hot water as shown by the shimmering appearance of the water.
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Two small black smokers discharging black mineral laden waters.
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An area of small mini-chimneys discharging warm waters.
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Filamentous bacterial growths on a vent chimney.
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Abundant polychaete worms seen in white puffy material. This material
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A bacteria-covered squat lobster and small gastropods on thin extinct chimneys. Probably the squat lobster is Munidopsis.
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A Bathymodiolus sp. mussel in extinct vents.
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Thin extinct chimneys with squat lobsters and anemones.
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White blind brachyuran vent crabs and red polychaete worms on white bacterial mat.
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An area of diffuse hydrothermal venting.
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Squat lobsters and anemones in area surrounding vent field.
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The lack of life when moving away from the vents is striking.
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A black smoker chimney approximately 15m high.
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A black smoker chimney approximately 15m high.
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Black smoker with brachyuran vent crabs Austinograea sp.
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Hydrothermal spires emitting hot mineralized water.
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A scale worm, brachyuran crabs, Alviniconcha hessleri gastropods, limpets and vent shrimp in vicinity of vents emitting hot mineralized water.
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Brachyuran crabs, Alviniconcha hessleri gastropods, limpets and vent shrimp.
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Black smokers emitting hot mineralized waters up the side of a vent chimney.
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Black smokers emitting hot mineralized waters up the side of a vent
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Alvinoconcha hessleri gastropods, Chorocaris sp. shrimp, and a Munidopsis galatheid squat lobster.
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Crabs, shrimp, and small gastropods near a venting hydrothermal orifice.
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Lobate lava flows between hydrothermal vent areas. Note relative paucity of life although yellow octopod swimming at bottom of image.
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Lobate lava flows between hydrothermal vent areas. Note relative paucity of life although yellow octopod seen in image expn8525 has now moved to near white cusk eel seen at left top of image. Small white biota covers rock surface near bottom of image.
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Closeup of small white biota in images expn8526
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Starry, starry night - not really. Hundreds of white squat lobsters seen on the bottom as a vent is approached.
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Squat lobsters amidst dead Alvinoconcha hessleri shells.
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Squat lobsters amidst dead Alvinoconcha hessleri shells.
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A squat lobster next to a Phymorynchus sp.gastropod.
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White brachyuran crabs and Chorocarid shrimp in an area of warm venting. Note shimmering water in upper part of image.
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Vent crabs, shrimp, and snails enjoying life in the shimmering waters of a deep sea hydrothermal spring.
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Vent crabs, shrimp, and hydrothermally altered rocks in the vicinity of hydrothermal vents.
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Vent crabs and shrimp on a small vent chimney. Note the demarcation of squat lobsters, below the vents, as compared to the crabs that thrive in the vent waters.
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Deep Discoverer sampling a rock from the hydrothermally altered rocks surrounding a vent area.
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Extinct vent chimney on hydrothermally altered rock mass with active vent area in background.
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Phymorynchus sp.gastropod and Marianactis bythios anemones.
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Hydrothermal ven spires with much visible biota.
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Bathymodiolus mussels at a vent site.
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Bathymodiolus mussels and shrimp at a vent site.
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A greenish spired vent seen in the distance - the Emerald City?
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Appears to be an extinct vent, perhaps on the flank of an active vent system.
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Outcrop with columnar jointing - an exposed dike.
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White filamentous bacterial mat in an area of hydrothermal activity.
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Bacterial mat and oxidized sediment.
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Bacterial mat and oxidized sediment.
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Bacterial mat covering oxidized rock surface.
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Large polychaete worm crawling over bacterial mat.
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Abrupt contact between bacterial mat and adjacent sediment.
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