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

1950 thumbnail picture
Aurelia aurita jellyfish
Gulf of Mexico
1951 thumbnail picture
Aurelia aurita jellyfish
Gulf of Mexico
1952 thumbnail picture
Aurelia aurita jellyfish
Gulf of Mexico
1953 thumbnail picture
A flotilla of fish follow a transparent drifting jellyfish Aurelia aurita.
Gulf of Mexico 2005 September 3
1954 thumbnail picture
A flotilla of fish follow a transparent drifting jellyfish Aurelia aurita.
Gulf of Mexico 2005 September 3
1955 thumbnail picture
Aurelia aurita jellyfish
Gulf of Mexico
1956 thumbnail picture
Aurelia aurita jellyfish
Gulf of Mexico
1957 thumbnail picture
Six-gill shark
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 23
1958 thumbnail picture
Six-gill shark
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 23
1959 thumbnail picture
Eye in the Sea, a camera observatory with a visiting crab
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 21
1960 thumbnail picture
Eye in the Sea, a camera observatory with a visiting crab
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 21
1961 thumbnail picture
Crab on a rock outcrop
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 31
1962 thumbnail picture
Eye-in-the-Sea as seen from submersible
Gulf of Mexico 2005 August 31
1963 thumbnail picture
Handfuls of jellyfish slime
Gulf of Mexico
1964 thumbnail picture
Launching JASON ROV from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN
Gulf of Mexico 2007
1965 thumbnail picture
Launching JASON ROV from NOAA Ship RONALD H. BROWN
Gulf of Mexico 2007
1966 thumbnail picture
Harbor Branch Oceanographic R/V SEWARD JOHNSON II
Gulf of Mexico 2004 August
1967 thumbnail picture
To make fluorescent observations, the Johnson-Sea-Link is modified by placing blue filters on the submersible's two 400 W HMI lamps.
Gulf of Mexico 2004 August 10
1968 thumbnail picture
Tropical Storm Bonnie makes its way across the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 2004 August 11
1969 thumbnail picture
Sampling fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. A beautiful iridescent dolphinfish shortly after capture. After measurement, it went to the cooks.
Gulf of Mexico 2005 September
1970 thumbnail picture
Tethered diver in blue water dive observing fauna in the water column
Gulf of Mexico 2005 September 3
1971 thumbnail picture
Mass of unidentified fish eggs on Metallogorgia collected at Kelvin Seamount.
New England Seamount Chain 2004 May 19
1972 thumbnail picture
Cross sectional view of polyps and eggs in Paragorgia sp. colony.
New England Seamount Chain
1973 thumbnail picture
Antimora over sandy portion of seamount.
New England Seamount Chain
1974 thumbnail picture
A beautiful white sponge with purple crinoids on Retriever Seamount.
New England Seamount Chain
1975 thumbnail picture
An asteroid sea star collected while feeding on coral at Bear Seamount
New England Seamount Chain 2004 May 11
1976 thumbnail picture
A deep-water anemone
Washington, Olympic Coast NMS 2002 June 16
1977 thumbnail picture
Squat lobster and an abundance of other marine invertebrates
Washington, Olympic Coast NMS 2002 June 16
1978 thumbnail picture
Macro image made with 60 mm lens showing sea fans with brittle stars.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 4
1979 thumbnail picture
The galatheoid crab Eumunida picta catches and consumes a squid.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September
1980 thumbnail picture
Atlantic roughy Hoplostethus occidentalis at the base of a large Leiopathes glabberima black coral colony
Gulf of Mexico 2009
1981 thumbnail picture
Basket stars, crinoids, anemone, and crab on rock outcropping in Atwater Valley region in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 31
1982 thumbnail picture
Hyperoglyphe perciformis (barrel fish) in Lophelia reef habitat. Collection containers on Jason's basket are seen on right.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 3
1983 thumbnail picture
Callogorgia sp. octocoral with brittlestar (left) and purple soft corals (right) from Green Canyon region in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 2009
1984 thumbnail picture
An example of the Mississippi Canyon 751 site where coral and cold seep habitats intersect. On the left is the gorgonian coral Callogorgia americana, which is a target species being used for genetic studies. On the right is a seep tubeworm colony.
Gulf of Mexico 2009
1985 thumbnail picture
Callogorgia sp. octocorals from 300 meters in the Green Canyon region in the Gulf of Mexico. Brittlestars are on the coral colony and Javania sp. cup corals are around the base.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 28
1986 thumbnail picture
Lophelia pertusa, black coral (right), anemones, and squat lobster.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 3
1987 thumbnail picture
Lophelia pertusa coral, with opened polyps, attached to an authigenic carbonate rock. Seep-dependent tubeworms are visible behind the coral.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 25
1988 thumbnail picture
Newly discovered Lophelia pertusa reef. Note live coral growth on top of dead coral structure.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 3
1989 thumbnail picture
Close-up of Lophelia pertusa calyx with polyp retracted.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 21
1990 thumbnail picture
Madrepora oculata (close-up) showing calyx structure. Madrepora is one of the reef-building corals. Note characteristic zigzag pattern of this coral.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 30
1991 thumbnail picture
Lophelia pertusa coral, with opened polyps, attached to an authigenic carbonate rock.
Gulf of Mexico 2009
1992 thumbnail picture
Photomosaic of Madrepora reef with surrounding clamshell debris (below and left) and Paramuricea gorgonians (soft corals) on the periphery. Mosaic is made up of approximately 70 images and area is approximately 20 meters squared.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 30
1993 thumbnail picture
Anemones on Lophelia conglomerate.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 4
1994 thumbnail picture
Collected deep-sea shrimp (Bathypalaemonella) with soft coral (Chrysogorgia).
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 24
1995 thumbnail picture
Black coral (Leiopathes sp.) polyp. Note mouth and six tentacles.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 21
1996 thumbnail picture
Collected brittle star, Asteroschema, with a parmuricid coral.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 24
1997 thumbnail picture
The disc of this tiny brittlestar is 5 mm in diameter. Brittlestars of all sizes are common in deepwater coral communities including this small one found in surface sediments associated with Lophelia pertusa.
Gulf of Mexico 2009 August 26
1998 thumbnail picture
This segment of much larger image shows the eight tentacles that are diagnostic of an octocoral. The tiny polyps are often damaged during collection.
Gulf of Mexico 2009
1999 thumbnail picture
WHOI's Jason II on the deck of the NOAA Ship RON BROWN
Gulf of Mexico 2009 September 16

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