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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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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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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.
2010 July 3
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp. with polyps withdrawn
2010 July 8
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Sea pen - Pennatulacean.
2010 July 9
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An alcyonacean coral - possibly Siphonogorgia alexanderei - and a small white stony coral with a brittle star.
2010 July 11
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Extended polyps of an alcyonacean octocoral - possibly Siphonogorgia alexanderei.
2010 July 11
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A red mushroom coral on left - Anthomastus sp. with polyps withdrawn. Numerous other coral species in image.
2010 July 11
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A red mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp. with polyps withdrawn and a red and white hermit crab with a symbiotic anemone attached to shell.
2010 July 11
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Sea pen - Pennatulacean with a siphonophore hovering above the bottom to the right.
2010 July 12
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Two octocorals. A large sea pen to the left and a sea whip to the right.
2010 July 12
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A large sea reddish pink sea pen with yellow polyps that identify it as an octocoral.
2010 July 12
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Red mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp. - on right with entwined brittlestar and glass sponge with colonizing hydroids on the left.
2010 July 12
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Large mushroom coral colony - Anthomastus sp.
2010 July 24
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Large mushroom coral colony on left - Anthomastus sp.
2010 July 24
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Translucent large soft octocoral polyps with red material.
2010 July 26
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This soft octoral is difficult to see against the brown sand and mud bottom.
2010 July 26
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This soft octoral is difficult to see against the brown sand and mud bottom.
2010 July 26
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Translucent large soft octocoral polyps with red material.
2010 July 26
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This soft octoral is difficult to see against the brown sand and mud bottom.
2010 July 26
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.- with an amphipod.
2010 July 28
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.- with polyps fully extended.
2010 July 30
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.- with polyps fully extended.
2010 August 1
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Sea pen octocoral with translucent polyps waving in the current.
2010 August 1
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Mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.- with polyps fully extended. A small Chrysogorgia coral is behind the anthomastus. A white holothurian and a pink holothurian are also seen in the image.
2010 August 1
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Large polyps of a white mushroom coral - Anthomastus sp.
2010 August 1
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A sea pen octoral bent into a question mark and a vertical whip coral.
2010 August 5
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Brown translucent polyps of the sea pen seen in image expl5328.
2010 August 5
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Orange base of sea pen octocoral seen in image expl5328.
2010 August 5
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A stalked peach-colored anthomastus octocoral. A yellow feather star crinoid is in the background.
2010 August 6
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Closeup of the texture of the stalk of a peach-colored anthomastus coral.
2010 August 6
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Anthomastus corals with polyps extended.
2010 June 29
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Bamboo whip coral as seen by black banding on stalk and extended polyps.
2010 July 2
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A small white stony coral, an antipatharian black coral in the center of the image, and a red stalked creature that has the all the earmarks of a sea lily crinoid but where are the arms?
2010 July 2

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