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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 January
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Halimeda sp., Halodule wrightii, Penicillus sp., and mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
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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
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A Porifera sp. encrusting sponge in lower right in a stand of manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium).
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2007 January
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Encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp) and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2007 January
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Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
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A lesser starlet coral (Siderastrea radians) in a turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) meadow.
3257 thumbnail picture
Halimeda and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
3258 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifoleum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
3259 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum), manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifoleum), Halimeda sp., and Penicillus sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
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Manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2006 July
3261 thumbnail picture
A well-camouflaged pipefish (Sygnathus dawsoni) in a a stand of Halophila decipiens.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
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Halophila decipiens
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August
3263 thumbnail picture
Turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
3264 thumbnail picture
Halimeda, finger coral (Porites porites), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
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Halimeda on a white sand bottom.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 October
3266 thumbnail picture
Sargassum sp. algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2005 October
3267 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa algae and a green encrusting sponge (Porifera sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2005 October
3268 thumbnail picture
Finger coral (Porites porites), knobby brain coral (Diploria clivosa), and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
3269 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
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Padina sp., Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.), and a schoolmaster (Lutjanus apodus )
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
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Elliptical star coral (Dichocoenia stokesii) and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 March
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Branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) and Halimeda.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 August
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Encrusting fan-leaf alga (Lobophora sp.) and finger coral (Porites porites).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2005 July
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Caulerpa spp algae.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2004 March
3275 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
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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
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Yellow pencil coral (Madracis mirabilis) and crustose coralline algae (Rhodohyta sp.)
Gulf of Mexico, Flower Garden Banks 2006 September
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Diploria sp., Gorgonacea sea fans, and Turbinaria sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2007 October
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Filamentous algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
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Algae - Ventricaria sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
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Encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
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Boulder star coral complex (Montastraea annularis) surrounded by encrusting fan-leaf algae (Lobophora sp.).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
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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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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
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Dasya sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
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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
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Mermaid's wine glass (Acetabularia sp.) surrounded by Caulerpa sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 August
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Caulerpa sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
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Caulerpa sp. and mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
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Mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
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Mermaid's fans (Udotea sp.)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 February
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Ulva sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
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Trichogloea sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
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Padina sp.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2006 April
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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
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Amphiroa sp. and Y branched algae
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
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Halimeda sp., Penicillus sp., manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium), and turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 March
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Boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) and turf algae.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2006 August

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