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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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A derelict net strung across a nearly vertical reef wall. Net material was cut around protrusions of living corals to assure minimal disturbance to the living reef.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Scientist diver studying effects of derelict nets on coral reefs.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Cutting out heavy reef substrate material from derelict net prior to lifting onto inflatable boat for transport to CASITAS.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Derelict net prior to cutting out reef substrate material prior to loading on inflatable boat.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Derelict net debris after cutting apart and floating free portion to surface.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Scuba diver cutting derelict net material free prior to floating free portion to surface. Diver in 20 feet of water.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Cardinal fish living at edge of net debris. Moray eels lived deep in net agglomeration and often were carried to surface posing hazard to individuals transporting net material as some were bitten.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Damsel fish living at edge of net debris. Moray eels lived deep in net agglomeration and often were carried to surface posing hazard to individuals transporting net material as some were bitten.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Monk seal cruising around a net debris pile on the bottom looking for a meal from fish living on the edge of the pile.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Monk seal hunting on edge of net debris pile.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Snorkeler inspecting net debris entangled on coral rock outcrop. Diver is in lower left corner.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Inflatable boat waiting for retrieval by contract vessel CASITAS on a squally day.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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A rainy squally day stops work early.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
2663 thumbnail picture
Divers engaged in cutting net debris for floating to surface and transporting back to contract vessel CASITAS.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
2664 thumbnail picture
Monk seal and ulua fish looking for a meal on the outskirts of a net debris pile.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Human debris covers the sands of Pearl and Hermes Atoll. This area is one of the most isolated areas of the North Pacific Ocean, yet currents carry this debris from throughout the oceanic basin.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands
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Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2667 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2668 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2669 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2670 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2671 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2672 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2673 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2674 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2675 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2676 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2677 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2678 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2679 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2680 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2681 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2682 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2683 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2684 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2685 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2686 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2687 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2688 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2689 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2690 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2691 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2692 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2693 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2694 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2695 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2696 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2697 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
2698 thumbnail picture
Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam
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Coral bleaching
Mariana Islands, Guam

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