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

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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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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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Closeup of goiter sponge (Heterochone calyx). Goiter sponges can exceed one meter in diameter.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Large white sponge with sculpted appearance
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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White vase sponge providing habitat for crabs
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Large brown goiter sponge
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Large brown goiter sponge and small white starfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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White sponges with white starfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Whitish yellow vase sponge providing habitat for hagfish
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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White ruffle sponge with pink squat lobsters
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A variety of sponges on a small mound
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A yellow vase sponge with a crab crawling on it and a variety of life including holothurians, small corals, tube worms, squat lobsters, etc.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Looking straight down into the smooth interior of a yellow vase sponge with a small red coral.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A large white sponge housing a brittle star
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A white vase sponge providing habitat for hydroids and a large number of small pink starfish.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A white sponge with a crab using it for habitat.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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A white sponge with crab and a flatfish at its base (possibly same sponge as image expl2866 from a different angle and view point).
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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White knobby sponge with pink crab
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27 184545
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Looking down into large yellow goiter sponge with crab in interior.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27 191355
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Large goiter sponge with crab in interior.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27 191425
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Base of large goiter sponge
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27 191728
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Large white vase sponges with shrimp in interior and legs of large crab visible at base.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27 195339
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Small stalked translucent sponges and odd appearing grey and white holothurians? Some feather duster tube worms visible.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A large scrape mark on the seafloor.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A variety of sponges, starfish, and unidentified translucent animals (with single white stripes in center of picture)
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A small mound with red coral stalks, translucent holothurians, shrimp, and urchins all visible in the field of view.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Feather duster tube worms with white tubes.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A mound with scallops, urchins, a crab, and other life forms.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A mound with scallops, white to translucent holothurians, an orange fish, and small corals. The brown circular object in the center of the photo might be a small jellyfish floating above the bottom.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A flatfish, scallops, a holothurian, and small corals with associated brittle stars.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A white starfish, holothurians, an urchin and an orange fish on a mud bottom.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A reddish brown anemone with white spots with a crab hiding, many holothurians, and a few shrimp on a mud bottom.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A mound with many life forms including a large scallop at the top, small red corals some with associated brittle stars, translucent holothurians, a large orange anemone, and what appears to be a medium-sized sponge ( the white mass in left center).
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Mound with sea squirts (ascidians), small red corals, tube worms, a large scallop, translucent holothurians, and a white starfish.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A cnidarian (soft coral?) bent over in a strong current. The linear feature in the left foreground is probably fishing line - marine debris.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A jellyfish hovering above a mound with a variety of life forms including a flatfish, scallops, vase sponge, small red corals, a large brittle star, and a few small squat lobsters.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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Mud substrate with small ledges, small red anemones, and small tube worms. Look carefully to find the claws of a galatheid crab.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Marine debris - vegetable material or plastic strapping material?
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Long siphonophore
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 26
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Mud substrate with a pink anthomastus coral and white holothurians
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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A large red jellyfish with a whitish pink soft octocoral
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 27
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A large red jellyfish with a whitish pink soft octocoral
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 20
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A red jellyfish with a deep sea eel-like fish swimming towards it.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A beautiful pink jellyfish with tentacles extended
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A beautiful pink jellyfish with tentacles extended
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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Siphonophore with tentacles extended
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 22
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A beautiful small jellyfish looking like a far away galaxy.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 23
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A large red jellyfish with tentacles extended.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A large red jellyfish with tentacles extended, numerous white translucent holothurians, and other life forms on a mud substrate.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25
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A siphonophore hovering above the bottom.
California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area 2011 April 25

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