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

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Little Hercules seen from Seirios hovering above a giant hydrothermal spring on the Mid-Cayman Rise.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Seirios seen from Little Hercules in near surface waters.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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White-tip shark cruising by umbilical cord between Seirios and Little Hercules while in near surface waters.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules being deployed from the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Seirios photograped from Little Hercules in the water column.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Seirios photograped from Little Hercules while still secure to the ship pickup cable that can be seen trending vertically to its top.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Samples collected in the vicinity of hydrothermal vents are incubated at 90 degrees Celsius (195 F), almost boiling temperature, in an attempt to grow microbes associated with the diverse hydrothermal vent environment.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Photomicrographs of a subsea thermophile isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal fluids. This organism eats sulfur and hydrogen and fixes its own carbon from carbon dioxide. (A,B) Scanning electorn micrographs, and (C,D) transmission electron micrographs in thin sections.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Reminiscent of a NASA mission, scientists and engineers monitor navigation and observations of Seirios and Little Hercules in control room.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Reminiscent of a NASA mission, scientists and engineers monitor navigation and observations of Seirios and Little Hercules in control room.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules photographs its own shadow as it hovers above the bottom.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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The propellers and rudders of the OKEANOS EXPLORER are seen from Little Hercules during a recovery operation. A white tip shark cruises in the distance on the right side of the image.
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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Little Hercules seen above the bottom from Seirios
Pacific Ocean
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Seirios photographed inspecting what appears to be a wood plank on the bottom
Pacific Ocean
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Clear white holothurian crawling on seafloor.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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The feeding tentacles of a holothurian hoping to catch marine snow debris and then inserting each arm with material into its mouth. Apparently in a strong current.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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White starfish on a silty bottom
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Pinkish anemone
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Large pinkish purple holothurian, sea urchins, a large gastropod, and a few fish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 21
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Pinkish purple holothurian and sea urchin. Small tube worms protrude above the seafloor and a small purple anemone.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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An aggregation of sea urchins apparently devouring a fairly large dead creature.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Closeup of sea urchins and small crustaceans devouring
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Carpet of sea urchins
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A large pompom anemone, a smaller anemone, and brittle stars make the boulder in the foreground their home. The boulder to rear is colonized by Venus flower basket glass sponges, brittle stars, and another pompom anemone ( Liponema brevicornis).
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Closeup of mouth orifice of anemone
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Large pinkish sea anemone on mud and sand substrate
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Brisingid starfish on mud and sand substrate. A small btittle star, some small anemones, small tube worms, and holothurians are also seen.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A brisingid starfish and a cowcod? rockfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Holothurians, brittle stars, small tube worms, and at least one rattail fish.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Holothurians, a large starfish and numerous burrows
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Sea urchins adhering to broken cable (perhaps remnant of an oceanographic equipment failure), large translucent white holothurians and smaller pinkish red holothurians, and one large brittle star.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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The anemone-like corallimorphian Corallimorphus pilatus
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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The anemone-like corallimorphian Corallimorphus pilatus
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Orange starfish with fuzzy appearance
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Closeup of surface of fuzzy orange starfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Clear white anemone with galatheid crab hiding underneath. White tube worms seen to left
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A white lustrous bivalve shell and numerous squat lobsters. Tube worms are also seen.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A pompom anemone on a rock, numerous holothurians, an urchin and a small bamboo coral.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Oddly contorted brittle stars, holothurians, and numerous other life forms
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A birsingid starfish with legs upraised.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Red bristle worms.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Arms of white starfish extending out from excavted hole in sediment
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A large white anemone and numerous small brittle stars with a small red shrimp to the left
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A feather star and a very odd white creature compose of semi-overlapping plates
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26

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