NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.

NOAA Photo Library Image - expn4023

The squat lobster referred to in image expn4022. A different species adapted to living in the white coral (possibly Madrepora oculata). Note the black coral branch covered with hydroids to which the white coral is attached.

Image ID: expn4023, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters
Photo Date: 20150427T162434Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs

High Resolution Photo Available





Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
November 10, 2017