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NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Catalog of Images

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Copper hooks approximately 8-12 inches in length in a cavity in the coral. From ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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One of the blubber rendering pots from the wreck of an early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Looking down into a blubber rendering pots from the wreck of an early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Copper hooks approximately 8-12 inches in length in a cavity in the coral. From ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Copper fasteners from ship wreck of Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Anchor with fishing line. Diver gives scale. Anchor from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Measuring grinding wheel that was used to sharpen harpoons and flensing knives. From ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Lead ballast from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Measuring one of two cannons (second in bottom left of image) from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Copper fitting from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Large hook for lifting blubber from stripped whale to the rendering pot. From ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Debris from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Various copper fasteners from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Anchor from the ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef. See image reef3697 for scale of anchor.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Anchor from the ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef. See image reef3697 for scale of anchor.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Cannon ball approximately 10 cm across from ship wreck of whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Cannon ball approximately 10 cm across from ship wreck of whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Measuring two cannons from ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Huge hook for lifting blubber from whale to rendering pot. From ship wreck of early Nineteenth Century whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Lead ingot from ship wreck of a whaling vessel on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004 October
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Sunken buoy on Maro Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Sunken buoy on Maro Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Diver inspecting sunken buoy.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Anthropogenic debris on Maro Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Porthole on Maro Reef. This particular artifact did not appear to be associated with a nearby wreck.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Random debris on Maro Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Random debris on Maro Reef.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Maro Reef 2004 August 28
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Approaching the remains of a shipwreck in a small boat off the NOAA Ship HI'IAlAKAI.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands 2004
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Snorkeling on a shallow shipwreck.
Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan 2003
4029 thumbnail picture
Annuu shipwreck seen in the surfline as large waves pummel the reef.
American Samoa 2005
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A school of bluelined snapper (Lutjanus kasmira) seemingly disappearing into a void in the reef
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Heaps of round corals reminiscent of piles of cannonballs on men-of-war of old.
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Pink and white corals interspersed with patches of green algae giving a striking effect.
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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A black octopus posing for the camera.
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Plates of coral as orderly as dishes in a cupboard.
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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More like a garden of stone than an array of living corals.
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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A diverse array of corals on a slope of Rose Atoll. Can you find the fish in the middle of the photograph?
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Reef line exposed at low tide at Rose Atoll
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Reef line exposed at low tide at Rose Atoll
American Samoa, Rose Atoll
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Cabbage coral
American Samoa, Ofu
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Massive corals looking more like giant mushrooms
American Samoa, Ta'u
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Apparently diseased coral to the left of the fish's white tail fin.
American Samoa, Ta'u
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Massive corals
American Samoa, Ta'u
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An array of corals
American Samoa, Tutuila
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A beautiful array of coral fingers
American Samoa, Ofu
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Coral and algae coexisting.
American Samoa, Ofu
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Cabbage coral dominating a slope area
American Samoa, Swains Island
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Star coral with polyps retracted
American Samoa, Tutuila
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Cabbage coral
American Samoa, Tutuila
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Reef scene
American Samoa, Tutuila

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