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

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Small translucent burrowing anemone
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Holothurian with hitch-hiking galatheid crab
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Holothurian with hitch-hiking galatheid crab
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Orange fuzzy starfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Small crustaceans on small coral? branch.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Small protruding stem with polyps? with growth?
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Fuzzy orange starfish climbing dead? stem. Small brittle star also on stem.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Clear burrowing anemome in sand and mud substrate.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Terrestrial bug appearing crustacean.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Small bamboo coral, large holothurians, and an alcyonacean coral.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Worms? on coral branch
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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A pompom anemone (Liponema brevicornis)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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A large peach and translucen anemone and sediment-covered sponge and crab in the foreground, all seen on a near vertical wall.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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A peach and translucent colored anemone on a near vertical wall.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Large red Lithodes sp. crab, small squat lobster, three legs of a small white starfish, and worm tubes.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Large red Lithodes sp. crab on large tunicates (sea squirts)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Crab or squat lobster peering up from depression in sea floor.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Shrimp with inhospitable squat lobster barring entrance to its burrow.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Red Lithodes sp. crab next to anemone-like corallimorphian Corallimorphus pilatus
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Large red Lithodes sp. crab with rockfish in background
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A rolling stone gathers no moss but obviously this crab has been relatively sedentary during it life as numerous life forms are adhering to its carapace.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A large red crab on a sand and mud substrate.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Closeup of squat lobster covered with sediment.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Orange crab crawling on ledge.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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White whelk on sea floor with bristleworm in upper right.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Closeup of large whelk on sea floor with small red anemone in lower left.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Large scallops adhering to boulder, pink sea urchins, and small tube worms.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Closeup of a large scallop with a small galatheid crab on an adjacent scallop.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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White sediment covered gastropod crawling over sea floor. Note one of its stalked eyes peering out from under the cover of the shell.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A unique appearing anthomastus coral with polyps extended. Large brittle star arms are also seen, a variety of small corals, and a white sponge.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Extended polyps of an alcyonacean coral, Anthomastus sp.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A small pinkish to translucent sea pen (pennatulacean coral) and a large brittle star.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A small pinkish to translucent sea pen (pennatulacean coral)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A small pinkish-orange to translucent sea pen (pennatulacean coral) showing flexibility and ability to bend with currents. Note also eight-tentacled extended polyps
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Base of pinkish-orange to translucent sea pen (pennatulacean coral). Note also eight-tentacled extended polyps
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Side view of sea pen (pennatulacean coral)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Mushroom coral Anthomastus sp. with polyps withdrawn.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Mushroom coral Anthomastus sp. with polyps extended.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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Lithodes sp. crab at base of yellow sponge
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Lithodes sp. crab at base of yellow sponge
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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Large white vase sponge, brisingid starfish, a rockfish hiding in a crevice in the rocks, White anemones, and clear white holothurians.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 183016
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 183023
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 183104
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 183216
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 190725
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 190806
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 191441
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Goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22 193136
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A remarkable goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx) and a large, but smaller white vase sponge. Goiter sponges can exceed one meter in diameter.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22

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