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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

2600 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) in the foreground with mangrove detritus and leaves and mangrove prop roots (Rhizophora rts. spp) in the background.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
2601 thumbnail picture
Mangrove prop roots (Rhizophora rts. sp.) with Porifera encrusting sponge at the edge of a turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) meadow.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 January
2602 thumbnail picture
Yellow and gray Porifera upright/erect spp barrel/tube sponges in a turtle grass meadow (Thalassia testudinum).
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2003 September
2603 thumbnail picture
Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.), Halimeda, manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium), mermaid's fans (Udotea spp), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 January
2604 thumbnail picture
Manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium) in a strange topography of mounds caused by burrowing organisms.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
2605 thumbnail picture
Longsnout seahorse (Hippocampus reidi) being observed by Homo sapiens
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2606 thumbnail picture
Manatee grass(Syringodium isoetifolium) and mermaid's fans (Udotea spp)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
2607 thumbnail picture
Tube coral (Cladocora abruscula) and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 January
2608 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2003 September
2609 thumbnail picture
Finger coral (Porites porites) interspersed with turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 August
2610 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 August
2611 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 August
2612 thumbnail picture
Halimeda and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2613 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2007 October
2614 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) and Penicillus sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2615 thumbnail picture
Manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2616 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 January
2617 thumbnail picture
Halimeda sp., Halodule wrightii, Penicillus sp., and mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
2618 thumbnail picture
Halimeda, Penicillus sp., Manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) all on a hummocky sand bottom giving a somewhat bizarre appearance.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 October
2619 thumbnail picture
A Porifera sp. encrusting sponge in lower right in a stand of manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium).
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2007 January
2620 thumbnail picture
Encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp) and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2007 January
2621 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
2622 thumbnail picture
A lesser starlet coral (Siderastrea radians) in a turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) meadow.
2623 thumbnail picture
Halimeda and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
2624 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifoleum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
2625 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum), manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifoleum), Halimeda sp., and Penicillus sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
2626 thumbnail picture
Manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2006 July
2627 thumbnail picture
A well-camouflaged pipefish (Sygnathus dawsoni) in a a stand of Halophila decipiens.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
2628 thumbnail picture
Halophila decipiens
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
2629 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
2630 thumbnail picture
Halimeda, finger coral (Porites porites), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
2631 thumbnail picture
Halimeda on a white sand bottom.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 October
2632 thumbnail picture
Sargassum sp. algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2005 October
2633 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa algae and a green encrusting sponge (Porifera sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2005 October
2634 thumbnail picture
Finger coral (Porites porites), knobby brain coral (Diploria clivosa), and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
2635 thumbnail picture
A school of Creole wrasse (Clepticus parrae) in a diverse area including Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.), boulder star coral complex (Montastraea annularis), great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa), various tube sponges ( Porifera sp.), and massive starlet coral (Siderastrea siderea).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
2636 thumbnail picture
Padina sp., Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.), and a schoolmaster (Lutjanus apodus )
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
2637 thumbnail picture
Elliptical star coral (Dichocoenia stokesii) and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 March
2638 thumbnail picture
Branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) and Halimeda.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 August
2639 thumbnail picture
Encrusting fan-leaf alga (Lobophora sp.) and finger coral (Porites porites).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2005 July
2640 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa spp algae.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 March
2641 thumbnail picture
A white grunt at a boulder star coral complex (Montastrea annularis) with encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.) surrounding the coral.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2642 thumbnail picture
Squirrelfish (Holocentrus adscensionis); encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp .); boulder star coral complex (Montastraea annularis); and a blue barrel sponge (Porifera sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2643 thumbnail picture
Yellow pencil coral (Madracis mirabilis) and crustose coralline algae (Rhodohyta sp.)
Gulf of Mexico, Flower Garden Banks 2006 September
2644 thumbnail picture
Diploria sp., Gorgonacea sea fans, and Turbinaria sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2007 October
2645 thumbnail picture
Filamentous algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
2646 thumbnail picture
Algae - Ventricaria sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
2647 thumbnail picture
Encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
2648 thumbnail picture
Boulder star coral complex (Montastraea annularis) surrounded by encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
2649 thumbnail picture
A massive starlet coral (Siderastrea siderea) surrounded by Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July

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