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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

3300 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
3301 thumbnail picture
Halimeda sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 August
3302 thumbnail picture
Caulerpa sp.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 August
3303 thumbnail picture
Trichogloea
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
3304 thumbnail picture
Crustose coralline algae covering a rock outcrop.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
3305 thumbnail picture
Fairy basslet (Gramma loreto)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3306 thumbnail picture
Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) with scientist diver in the background.
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3307 thumbnail picture
Shortfin pipefish (Cosmocampus elucens)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3308 thumbnail picture
Shortfin pipefish (Cosmocampus elucens)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3309 thumbnail picture
Yellowface pikeblenny (Chaenopsis limbaughi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3310 thumbnail picture
Yellowface pikeblenny (Chaenopsis limbaughi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3311 thumbnail picture
Porkfish (Anisotremus virginicus); Queen triggerfish (Balistes vetula); and French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3312 thumbnail picture
Longsnout seahorse (Hippocampus reidi)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3313 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
3314 thumbnail picture
Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) and Sharknose gobies (Elacatinus evelynae).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
3315 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
3316 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
3317 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
3318 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3319 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) in turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2009 January
3320 thumbnail picture
Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) in turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2009 March
3321 thumbnail picture
Indigo hamlet (Hypoplectrus indigo)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
3322 thumbnail picture
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) in a patch of encrusting fan-leaf alga (Lobophora spp)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2008 July
3323 thumbnail picture
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) above a boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans).
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3324 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) swimming over turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum).
Puerto Rico, La Paraguera 2008 August
3325 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3326 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) and nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3327 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
3328 thumbnail picture
Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 August
3329 thumbnail picture
Juvenile great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2009 January
3330 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3331 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3332 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3333 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri) and manatee grass (Syringodium isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2010 July
3334 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3335 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri) and manatee grass isoetifolium)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2005 October
3336 thumbnail picture
Spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
3337 thumbnail picture
Smooth trunkfish (Lactophrys triqueter) and mustard hill coral (Porites astreoides)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
3338 thumbnail picture
Smooth trunkfish side view (Lactophrys triqueter)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
3339 thumbnail picture
Smooth trunkfish headon (Lactophrys triqueter)
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2008 October
3340 thumbnail picture
Smooth trunkfish side view (Lactophrys triqueter)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2009 July
3341 thumbnail picture
A scientist having a close encounter with two porcupinefish (Diodon hystrix).
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2009 March
3342 thumbnail picture
Checkered puffer (Sphoeroides testudineus)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2008 January
3343 thumbnail picture
Porcupine fish (Diodon hystrix)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2003 January
3344 thumbnail picture
Porcupine fish (Diodon hystrix) in turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum)
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2003 January
3345 thumbnail picture
Creole wrasse (Clepticus parrae)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2003 January
3346 thumbnail picture
Herring (Jenkinsia sp.), a schoolmaster in the center of the photo (Lutjanus apodus), and Padina sp. algae.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera
3347 thumbnail picture
Black hamlet (Hypoplectrus nigricans), mustard hill coral (Porites astroides), a red sponge (Porifera sp.), and Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.)
United States Virgin Islands, St. John 2007 July
3348 thumbnail picture
Red hind (Epinephelus guttatus), slippery dick (Halichoeres bivittatus), French grunt (Haemulon flavolineatum), bluehead (Thalassoma bifasciatum), and mustard hill coral (Porites astreoides). Look closely for the second red hind.
United States Virgin Islands, St. Croix 2004 October
3349 thumbnail picture
Green moray (Gymnothorax funebris) with Y branched algae and a small goby (Elacatinus sp) near its eye.
Puerto Rico, La Parguera 2005 August

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