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NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Catalog of Images

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This brass signal lantern was the first artifact recovered from the MONITOR
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Archaeologist examining the area under the MONITOR's armor belt
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Amberjack within a camera grid frame on the deck of the U. S. S. MONITOR
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Amberjack milling about the U. S. S. MONITOR
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Fish swimming over the MONITOR
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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One of the MONITOR's two gun ports
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Contemporary woodcut of the MONITOR sinking
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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David Ball of the Minerals Management Service surveys German U-boat U-701, with NOAA divers.
North Carolina, Outer Banks 2008
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Commander Phil Johnson inspecting lantern recovered from the MONITOR.
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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Encrusted anchor recovered from MONITOR site.
North Carolina, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
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A California Sea Lion.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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An Elephant Seal
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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California Sea Lions on a rocky shore.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Senorita Fish -- Oxyjulis californica -- in a giant kelp forest
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Black Rockfish
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A purple striped jellyfish -- Pelagia panopyra - possesses very potent stingers
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Lion Mane jellyfish
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A hermissenda nudibranch
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Urticina (formerly Tealia) piscivora - a fish-eating anemone
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Purple shoreline crab
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Life on rocky offshore ledges
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Limnodromus griseus - a Short-billed Dowitcher
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Tidepools near Carmel
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). An agressive male voices his displeasure at being photographed.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Big Sur coastline looking north to Bixby Canyon Bridge.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). A male vocalizing.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Curious pups inspecting a draingage culvert.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). A large male with characteristic proboscis dwarfs a shore bird.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). A female lounging in cool damp sand.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Sneaking up on an egret.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Battle-scarred male veteran of many a harem war.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Inspecting the dunes.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). A pup contemplating the circle of life.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Hmmmm! Wonder if it's dinner time yet.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostis). Glancing over both shoulders at once. Something we humans have not yet mastered.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Pigeon Point Lighthouse.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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What is this? Texture of skin along arched back of sea elephant pup.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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What is this? Folds of skin on neck of sea elephant. Note claws at end of flippers.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Looking north along the Big Sur coastline as orographic clouds form over Santa Lucia Mountains.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Cove at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Point Sur Lighthouse
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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NOAA National Marine Sanctuary vessel FULMAR off the Big Sur coastline.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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NOAA National Marine Sanctuary vessel FULMAR off the Big Sur coastline. Note the catamaran hull of the vessel giving it added stability.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute research vessel WESTERN FLYER on the search for the airship MACON expedition.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Recovering the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Tiburon on the WESTERN FLYER.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Recovering the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Tiburon on the WESTERN FLYER.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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NOAA Ship McARTHUR II conducting research in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. It was searching for the airship MACON.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2005
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Klein sidescan 3000 on deck of the NOAA Ship McARTHUR II during the search for the airship MACON.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2005
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Northern elephant seal at San Simeon.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Kayaking in Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.
California, Elkhorn Slough NERR, Moss Landing

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