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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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Large protruding muscular foot of clam is red because of intracellular hemoglobin. The large foot is used to either anchor the clam in one place or to move the clam about.
2010 August 3
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Large clams associated with hydrothermal vent activity. Large red foot of clam is red because of intracellular hemoglobin. The foot is used to either anchor the clam in place or to move the clam about. The clams siphons are also seen in this image.
2010 August 3
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White bacterial mat on sediment and rock at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 3
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White bacterial mat on sediment.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermally altered rock outcrop in vicinity of hydrothermal vents. Orange material could be iron oxide or perhaps bacterial material.
2010 June 29
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Sediments in vicinity of hydrothermal vents covered with white bacterial mat.
2010 June 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Vent shrimp are seen in the right center and yellow sulfur precipitate is seen above the vent and to the left of the vent.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Yellow frozen rivulets of sulfur precipitate are seen as well as large shrimp in the right center of the image.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Yellow frozen rivulets of sulfur precipitate are seen as well as large shrimp in the lower half of the image.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Small shrimp and what seem to be small stalked barnacles are seen on the brown elliptical area to the left of the vent.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Looking past white vent fluids towards spires covered with stalked barnacles.
2010 June 30
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Spires built by hydrothermal activity. Those in the background are covered by stalked barnacles.
2010 June 30
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Stalagmite-like spire built from precipitates of hydrothermal fluids.
2010 July 29
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Bacterial mat covering sediments in vicinity of hydrothermal vents.
2010 July 29
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Circular volcanic feature heavily altered by hydrothermal activity.
2010 July 29
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White bacterial material in area of hydrothermally altered rocks.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermally altered rocks in the vicinity of hydrothermal vents.
2010 July 29
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Stalagmite-like spires of mineral material precipitated from hydrothermal fluids .
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white mineral-laden fluids. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white mineral-laden fluids. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white mineral-laden fluids. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 July 29
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A kaleidoscopic landscape of black, orange, and white colors composed of hydrothermally altered rocks and sediments and bacterial mat material.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white mineral-laden fluids. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white mineral-laden fluids. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 July 29
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Hydrothermal vent area covered with white bacterial mat and hydrothermally altered rocks and minerals.
2010 July 29
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A stalagmite-like spire of mineral material precipitated from a hydrothermal vent.
2010 July 29
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Orange material covers rocks and sediments in a hydrothermal vent area.
2010 July 29
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A ridge of volcanic sands on Kawio Barat volcano.
2010 July 29
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Sulfur? iron oxide? orange bacteria? what is this covering?
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermally altered rock material.
2010 August 3
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A large purple anemone residing on angular volcanic rock boulder.
2011 July 21
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Looking down over a vertical cliff at a large purple anemone. A small holothurian is on the top of the ledge to the left of the anemone.
2011 July 21
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A large yellow anemone on a pillow lava.
2011 July 21
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Perhaps an anemone with translucent tentacles.
2011 July 21
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Closeup of animal seen in expl6121 . Appears to be long tentacles in a swirling tangle.
2011 July 21
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A brilliant purple anemone
2011 July 21
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A beautiful orange anemone
2011 July 22
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A beautiful orange anemone
2011 July 22
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A purple anemone, a reddish holothurian ( to left and below anemone), and a small white coral on a pillow lava
2011 July 22
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Tentacles of a purple sea anemone
2011 July 22
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Purple anemone next to what appears to be an eye of a super-camouflaged fish. Or perhaps just some weird reflective property of a rock.
2011 July 22
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Orange anemone on a rock outcrop
2011 July 22
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One of many sea anemones found on the outskirts of the Tempus Fugit vent site.
2011 July 22
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Orange anemone and white sponge growing from sediment carpeted sea floor.
2011 July 24
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A beautiful purple anemone
2011 July 25
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Anemone-octocoral symbiosis. Image captured by the Little Hercules ROV at 600 meters depth on the Paramount seamounts.
Paramount Seamount 2011 July 14
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Solitary stony cup coral with tentacles extended in feeding position. Image captured by the Little Hercules ROV at 600 meters depth on the Paramount seamounts.
Paramount Seamount 2011 July 14
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Solitary cup coral with tentacles extended
Paramount Seamount 2011 July 14

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