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Gallery 1

The following are pictures and descriptions of organisims found on October 11, 2006.

Elbow crab, (Family: Parthenopidae, Genus/species: suspected as Thyrolambrus sp.) was found in one of the traps placed at 750 feet.


Elbow crab, (Family: Parthenopidae, Genus/species: suspected as Thyrolambrus sp.) was found in one of the traps placed at 750 feet.

 

 

 

Blue dragon nudibranch, Pteraeolidia ianthina.


Blue dragon nudibranch, Pteraeolidia ianthina.

 

 

 

 

Jeweled anemone crab, Dardanus gemmatus. Collected in deep set trap, ~750 feet.

Jeweled anemone crab, Dardanus gemmatus. Collected in deep set trap, ~750 feet.

 

 

 

 

Red algae. Kallymenia sp. Hand collected at lagoon patch reef.


Red algae. Kallymenia sp. Hand collected at lagoon patch reef.

 

 

 

 

Red sea star. Ophidiaster duncani.

 

 


Red sea star. Ophidiaster duncani.

 

 

 

 

You cannot see them, but they are there! Water samples are pressed through tiny filters that capture the microbes.  After the expedition these samples will be sent to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute for identification.


You cannot see them, but they are there! Water samples are pressed through tiny filters that capture the microbes. After the expedition these samples will be sent to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute for identification.

 

 

 

 


 

*All images and information from French Frigate Shoals are provided courtesy of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument, Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands State Marine Refuge, and NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center in accordance with permit numbers NWHIMNM-2006-015, 2006-01, 2006-017, and DLNR.NWHI06R021 and associated amendments.

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