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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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Can you find the fish in this reef scene?
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Butterfly fish (Chaetodon multicinctus). Hawaiian name is kikakapu.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A leopard cone shell (Conus leopardus). Some species of these gastropods can inject a potentially lethal poison.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A damselfish (Stegastes fasciolatus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A reef scene.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A reef scene with Pavona duerdeni on right.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A sergeant major damselfish (Abudefduf abdominalis). Hawaiian name is mamo.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Juvenile bullethead parrotfish (Chlorurus sordidus). Uhu is the Hawaiian name.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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White-spotted hermit crab (Dardanus megistos).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Camera half submerged captures the interface between atmosphere and ocean. Small blue fish schooling over shallow reef.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Crown-of-thorns starfish. In certain regions of the Pacific Ocean these starfish have devastated reef communities although no recorded instances have occurred in Hawaii. Acanthaster planci.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Crown-of-thorns starfish. In certain regions of the Pacific Ocean these starfish have devastated reef communities although no recorded instances have occurred in Hawaii. Acanthaster planci.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A large manta ray (Manta birostris).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A giant trevally. Ulua in Hawaiian.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Blue sabellid worm on porites coral.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Small scorpionfish in porites coral.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Spiny lobster (Panilurus sp.). Ula in Hawaiian.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Whitesaddle goatfish (Parupeneus porphyreus) in foreground. Kumu in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A school of yellow-tailed goatfish (Mulloidichthys flavolineatus). Weke'a in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Whitesaddle goatfish (Parupeneus porphyreus). Kumu in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Morwong (Cheilodactylus vittatus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Leopard cone shell (Conus leopardus) with polygonal egg casings.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Manta ray cruising over sand flat.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A holothurian - black-spotted sea cucumber (Holothuria sp.)
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A holothurian - black-spotted sea cucumber (Holothuria sp.)
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A stout moray eel (Gymnothorax eurostus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Sailfin tang surgeonfish (Zebrasoma veliferum). Mane'one'o in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Cleaner wrasses (Labroides phthirophagus) in bottom center of reef scene.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Threadfin butterfly fish (Chaetodon auriga)
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Ornate butterfly fish (Chaetodon ornatissimus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Spanish dancer nudibranch (Hexabranchus sanguineus) eggs.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Pacific triton trumpet shell (Charonia tritonis) with living gastropod inside.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Yellow tang surgeonfish (Zebrasoma flavescens). Hawaiian name is lau-i-pala.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Oval butterfly fish (Chaetodon lunulatus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Oval butterfly fish (Chaetodon lunulatus).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Porcupine fish (Diodon hystrix).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis). Ulua in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Honey cowry shell (Cypraea helvola). The Hawaiian name is leho opule.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Juvenile oval chromis (Chromis ovalis).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Top of Magnificent Star starfish (Luidia magnifica) - note regenerating legs.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Mouth of Magnificent Star starfish (Luidia magnifica) - note regenerating legs. Tube feet are red-tipped. This starfish species has either ten or eleven arms. They live buried under the sand.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Spotfin squirrelfish (Neoniphon sammara) framed in cargo net during marine debris removal operations.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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View towards surface from below large coral growths.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis). Ulua in Hawaiian language.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A white-tip shark (Triaenodon obesus). Hawaiian name is mano lalakea.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Jellyfish, a cnidarian.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A manta ray (Manta birostris).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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A manta ray (Manta birostris).
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Oval butterfly fish (Chaetodon lunulatus). Debris field from shipwreck at Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July
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Lizard fish (Synodus sp.) demonstrating natural camouflage.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 July

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