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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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Sargassum sp. residing in a large barrel sponge (Porifera sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
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A bizarre reflection from the air-water surface turns this image into modern art . The algae in the center is mermaid's wine glass (Acetabularia sp.) and the dense green Caulerpa sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 August
2652 thumbnail picture
Dasya sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2653 thumbnail picture
A blue tang (Acanthurus coeruleus), encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.), finger coral (Porites porites), and a few blue chromis.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2654 thumbnail picture
Mermaid's wine glass (Acetabularia sp.) surrounded by Caulerpa sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 August
2655 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
2656 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa sp. and mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
2657 thumbnail picture
Mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2658 thumbnail picture
Mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
2659 thumbnail picture
Ulva sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2660 thumbnail picture
Trichogloea sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
2661 thumbnail picture
Padina sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
2662 thumbnail picture
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) in a patch of Caulerpa sp., Padina sp., Penicillus sp., and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
2663 thumbnail picture
Amphiroa sp. and Y branched algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
2664 thumbnail picture
Halimeda sp., Penicillus sp., manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
2665 thumbnail picture
Boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) and turf algae.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
2666 thumbnail picture
Elliptical star coral (Dichocoenia stokesii) with Christmas tree worms. Partially covered with Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
2667 thumbnail picture
Halimeda sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 August
2668 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 August
2669 thumbnail picture
Trichogloea
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
2670 thumbnail picture
Crustose coralline algae covering a rock outcrop.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
2671 thumbnail picture
Fairy basslet (Gramma loreto)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2672 thumbnail picture
Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) with scientist diver in the background.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2673 thumbnail picture
Shortfin pipefish (Cosmocampus elucens)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2674 thumbnail picture
Shortfin pipefish (Cosmocampus elucens)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2675 thumbnail picture
Yellowface pikeblenny (Chaenopsis limbaughi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2676 thumbnail picture
Yellowface pikeblenny (Chaenopsis limbaughi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2677 thumbnail picture
Porkfish (Anisotremus virginicus); Queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula); and French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2678 thumbnail picture
Longsnout seahorse (Hippocampus reidi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2679 thumbnail picture
Juvenile yellowtail damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus); encrusting sponge (Porifera sp.), and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2007 October
2680 thumbnail picture
Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) and Sharknose gobies (Elacatinus evelynae).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2681 thumbnail picture
Gorgonacea plumes/rods/whip commonly called sea plumes, sea rods, and sea whips. The fish is a fringed filefish (Monacanthus ciliatus.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
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Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2683 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2684 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
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Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) in turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2009 January
2686 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) in turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2009 March
2687 thumbnail picture
Indigo hamlet (Hypoplectrus indigo)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2688 thumbnail picture
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) in a patch of encrusting fan-leaf alga (Lobophora spp)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
2689 thumbnail picture
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) above a boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
2690 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) swimming over turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum).
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2008 August
2691 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2692 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) and nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2693 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
2694 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 August
2695 thumbnail picture
Juvenile great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
2696 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2697 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
2698 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
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Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri) and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July

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