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

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A white stony coral with two squat lobsters.
2010 July 28
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A cream-colored stony coral with polyps extended.
2010 July 28
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A cream-colored stony coral with polyps extended.
2010 July 28
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A white stony coral with yellow polyps extended.
2010 July 28
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A purple octocoral with purple polyps extended.
2010 July 28
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Solitary scleractinian cup coral with tentacles extended
2010 July 30
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Paramuricid coral with red and pink brittle stars and a venus flytrap anemone.
2010 August 1
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Pink brittle star in a paramuricid coral.
2010 August 1
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Pink octocoral with white lineations in branches and polyps extended. A pink brittle star is well-camouflaged on this pink coral although one wonders if there is any benefit in the perpetual darkness of the abyss.
2010 August 1
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Red Paragorgia sp. bubblegum coral with associated brittle star.
2010 August 1
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Closeup of red coral with white polyps extended. A squat lobster and brittle star use this coral for habitat.
2010 August 1
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Closeup of red coral with white polyps extended. A squat lobster and brittle star use this coral for habitat.
2010 August 1
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A white stony coral with associated brittle stars
2010 August 1
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Oddly colored blue base of paramuricid coral with polyps extended.
2010 August 1
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Red octocoral with translucent white polyps extended.
2010 August 2
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Red octocoral with translucent white polyps extended.
2010 August 2
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Small red octocoral with white dots and translucent polyps extended. One claw of a small squat lobster can be seen extending above the coral.
2010 August 2
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Yellow coral (madrepora sp.?) with polyps extended.
2010 August 2
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Yellow coral (madrepora sp.?) with polyps extended.
2010 August 2
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Yellow coral (madrepora sp.?) with polyps extended. A squat lobster makes this coral home. The white branches of thsi coral have no living polyps and are being colonized by small hydroids.
2010 August 2
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Paramuricid coral with yellow polyps extended. a large brittle star with yellow appearing arms makes this coral home.
2010 August 2
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A small white stony coral.
2010 August 2
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Red gorgonian octocoral with white polyps.
2010 August 2
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Closeup of red gorgonian octocoral with white polyps.
2010 August 2
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Red gorgonian octocoral with white polyps, a squat lobster, and a very small brittle star in its upper right. To its right is a paramuricid coral with a large brittle star.
2010 August 2
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A small yellow Madrepora sp.? coral.
2010 August 5
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Paragorgia sp. coral on a rock outcrop with a large pencil urchin on the left bottom.
2010 August 5
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Closeup of a red octocoral with translucent polyps extended and a large brittle star.
2010 August 5
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A red octocoral with polyps retracted and a brittle star.
2010 August 5
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A small stalked red coral with polyps retracted.
2010 August 5
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The base of a glass sponge.
2010 August 5
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An area covered with coral debris that looks like segments of Madrepora sp. A large sponge with crinoid on top in the background.
2010 August 5
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Broken dead pieces of Madrepora sp.? coral.
2010 August 5
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A small white stony coral with an associated white squat lobster.
2010 August 5
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A small Paragorgia sp. coral with brittle star and a pycnogonid crab. Note the yellow material on the red coral. Is this a parasite?
2010 August 5
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Paragorgia coral possibly being attacked by yellow parasitic life form. The large yellow polyp on the lower right may actually be a zoanthid indicating attack and colonization by zoanthids. The small white polyps in right center are the Paragorgia host corals. Note also the numerous amphipods on the coral branches.
2010 August 5
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A small Paragorgia coral with an associated brittle star. Note the claws of a squat lobster extending up to the left of the base of the coral.
2010 August 6
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A small white stony coral with polyps extended. The appearance of this coral is reminiscent of a California desert Joshua tree. Note the white amphipod to the left of the coral.
2010 August 5
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A pink octocoral with translucent polyps extended and an associated brittle star .
2010 August 5
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Small Paragorgia corals with a brittle star and a small crinoid on top right.
2010 August 5
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Small Paragorgia corals with a brittle stars.
2010 August 5
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Small octocoral with purple polyps.
2010 August 5
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Closeup of a Paramuricid coral with a brittle star.
2010 August 5
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Paramuricid coral with a brittle star.
2010 August 5
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Small white stony coral with squat lobster. A large soft stalked octocoral is to the left with a large shrimp at its base.
2010 August 5
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Small Paragorgia coral with brittle star. The white animals in the center of the image may be parasitic zoanthids.
2010 August 5
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A Paramuricid coral with a large brittle star and two large red stalked crinoids . Note the patterns in the sand substrate. Is this indicative of large currents in this area?
2010 July 25
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A large octocoral with purple polyps extended in the foreground, a bright yellow coral directly behind, and a number of Paramuricid corals in the background.
2010 July 2
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A large octocoral with purple polyps. Is the yellow coral a separate bush or is it part of the same bush that is displaying the purple polyps. Right foreground has three black coral whips.
2010 July 2
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.
2010 July 3

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