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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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Unidentified fish
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Unidentified fish
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Manta rays feeding.
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Spotted prawn goby? (Amblyeleotris guttata)
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A cuttlefish cruising the reef.
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A well-camouflaged octopus.
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Diver looking over shoulder to large shark
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Large shark in close proximity to diver.
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Diver towboarding over lightly rippled sand bottom seemingly devoid of life.
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Diver towboarding with camera equipment over a healthy coral reef.
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Diver with camera over a healthy coral reef.
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Diver running a transect over coral reef.
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Diver towboarding passing over large shark on bottom.
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Diver towboarding over desolate appearing bottom.
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Diver towboarding over shipwreck.
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Diver seemingly suspended in space while towboarding through exceptionally clear open water.
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Diver running transectover murky area.
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Diver taking notes while towboarding over area dominated by single species of coral.
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Salp chain? siphonophore? over a sandy bottom giving impression of clawed creature having crawled over bottom.
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Salp chain in spiral pattern seen in clear water.
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Salp chain in spiral pattern seen in clear water.
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A beautiful red jellyfish.
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A beautiful red jellyfish seen from below looking towards the surface.
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An area relatively devoid of life that has been subjected to intense currents leaving large dune-like structures.
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A shallow-water area of brown and white sediment looking somewhat like a moonscape. The white mounds are probably caused by burrowing animals.
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A well-rippled sandy bottom in an area of strong currents.
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Crevasses on the front of coral reef. These structures are fairly common in the area where the open sea meets the reef front.
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A well-rippled area that is also covered with cobbles. Where did the relatively large rocks and pebbles come from in this area?
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A transition from dark sand to lighter sand in a strongly rippled area. Cobbles are still present but not as prominent as in last image.
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Beautiful sculpted pattern of ripples on the seafloor. Perhaps indicative of two opposed directions of major currents in this area.
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A loan shark traversing what appears to be a biological desert.
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A discarded piece of machinery that appears to have been on the bottom for quite a long time.
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A suspended submarine cable. If knowing date of installation could perhaps determine rate of growth of attached coral species.
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Blacktip shark entangled with strapping material.
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Blacktip shark entangled with strapping material.
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Schooling scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini).
Pacific Remote Islands, Jarvis Island 2016 May
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Schooling scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini).
Pacific Remote Islands, Jarvis Island 2016 May
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Diver with schooling scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini).
Pacific Remote Islands, Jarvis Island 2016 May
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Lutjanus sp. Grey snapper
Truk Lagoon Artificial Reef (Chuuk) June 1971
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Truk native diving on artificial reef
Truk Lagoon Artificial Reef (Chuuk) June 1971
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Apogon sp. Cardinal Fish
Truk Lagoon Artificial Reef (Chuuk) June 1971
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Crinoid on a coral head
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Coral polyps extended for feeding
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Reticulated butterflyfish (Chaetodon reticulatus). Mated pair grazing on biota associated with coral head
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Angelfish
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Labroides sp. Cleaning wrasse
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Labroides sp. Cleaning wrasse over acropora coral
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Paracirrhites sp. Arceye hawkfish
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Juvenile Behn's damsel (Neoglyphidodon nigroris)
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974
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Feeding polyps on massive coral head (Pocillopora meandrina) - polyps are filter-feeders.
Truk Lagoon Reef (Chuuk) July 1974

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