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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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A typical invertebrate grouping found on the interior roof of the pipes consisting primarily of bryozoa, tunicates and sponges over the top of oyster shells.
Pokai Bay, Oahu May 1968
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Night time photo of nudibranch egg mass placed on the pipe surfaces within days of placement.
Pokai Bay, Oahu December 1968
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A permanent grid station showing outline of sample grid, stainless steel screw used to attach the nylon line, and the invertebrate community typical of the inside roof of pipe.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 6 December 1968
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A permanent grid station showing outline of sample grid, stainless steel screw used to attach the nylon line, and the invertebrate community typical of the inside roof of pipe.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 27 January 1969
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Holocentrus sp., squirrel fish, in typical habitat between pipes. Red areas on pipe are coralline algae.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 7 February 1969
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Broyozoa, oysters, sponges on interior roof of concrete pipe. Community is characteristic of mature interior reef surface. You can see scrape marks from grazing fish on dark and light green colonies of bryozoa.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 7 February 1969
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Bryozoa, oysters, corraline algae, sponges on interior roof of concrete pipe. Community is characteristic of mature interior reef surface.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 28 February 1969
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Corraline algae and a colony of ahermatypic(no zooxanthellae algae in tissues and non-reefbuilding) coral , pink, Tubastraea sp.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 21 March 1969
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Corralline algae, erect byrozoa(tan) Reteporellina sp. and ahermatypic(no zooxanthellae algae in tissues and non-reefbuilding) coral, on interior roof of pipe.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 21 March 1969
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Newly colonized interior roof pipe surface with oysters and small white colonies of colonial tunicates (Didemnid sp.)
Pokai Bay, Oahu 13 October 1969
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Mixed school of goatfish, Parupeneus multifasciatus, Parapeneus pleurostigma, and Chaetodon miliaris.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 5 August 1969
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Intermediate age community of upright bryozoa, reteporellina sp., oysters ( mostly covered), and tunicates. The large, tan, upright bryozoa usually breakaway from the surface once they become too big.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 5 August 1969
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Mixed school of butterfly fish and surgeon fish grazing on pipe surface.
Hawaii, Pokai Bay, Oahu 5 August 1969
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Large single polyp of Fungia scutaria.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Individual polyps are extended in this colonial Pocillopora damicornis, coral.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Pocillopora damicornis, coral, showing gauls caused by the coral crab Trapezia wardi.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Colony of the ahermatypic coral, Tubastrea sp. With nudibranch that feeds on polyps of this coral.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Colony of the ahermatypic coral, Tubastrea sp.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Close up of the ahermatypic coral, Tubastrea sp.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
819 thumbnail picture
Flatworm, Pseudoceros ferrugineus.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Nudibranch, Caloria indica, on purple sponge.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
821 thumbnail picture
Sabellid worm in parchment tube.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Cowrie, Cypraea sp., with partially extended mantle.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Cowrie, Cypraea chinensis, with fully extended mantle.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Cowrie, Cypraea chinensis, with partially extended mantle.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Cone shell, Conus marmoreus, feeding on cowrie, Cypraea caputserpensis.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Hawaiian brittle star.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Underside of starfish showing tube feet.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Large Hawaiian starfish.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Unusual specimen of cushion starfish, Culcita novaeguineae, more flattened than usual.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Sea Cucumber, Euapta godeffroyi, very common in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Sea Cucumber, Euapta godeffroyi, very common in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Zoanthid softcoral of the genus Palythoa sp.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Short spined urchin, probably Brissus latercarinatus.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Two coral polyps on a glass slide soon after settlement.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Closeup of coral polyp skeletal composition.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Picture of aberrant coral polpys of Fungia sp.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Small polyp of Fungia scutaria.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Calcareous skeleton of the coral, Fungia scutaria.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Calcareous skeleton of the coral, Porites lobata.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The coral Pocillopora verrucosa, living colony with polyps.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Fully extended anemone.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Close up of gills on the nudibranch, Hexabranchus sanguineus, a swimming nudibranch.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Full view of Hexabranchus sanguineus, a swimming nudibranch.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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Full view of Hexabranchus sanguineus, a swimming nudibranch in full swim.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The cowrie, Cypraea caputserpensis, very common in intertidal rocky areas.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The urchin, colobocentrotus atratus, in its normal intertidal habitat.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The urchin, colobocentrotus atratus, in its normal intertidal habitat.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The urchin, Prionocidaris hawaiiensis, endemic to the Hawaiian islands.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
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The urchin, Prionocidaris hawaiiensis, endemic to the Hawaiian islands.
University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

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