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High Seas

31 photos
High Seas photo album.
Mots Clefs : Marin
Date de la collection : 30 juillet 2016
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Auteur : David Freestone ; Dan Laffoley ; Fanny Douvere ; Tim Badman
World Heritage in the High Seas: An Idea Whose Time Has Come. https://whc.unesco.org/en/highseas/
Copyright : © Nekton Mission
Nekton Mission, Bermuda
Copyright : © Living Oceans Foundation
Signature of the World Heritage Convention by René Maheu, UNESCO Director-General, 23/11/1972.
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Diverse coral gardens and complex sea-cliff deep-sea communities characterized by large anemones, large sponges and octocorals at the Atlantis Bank, South West Indian Ocean.
Copyright : © The Natural Environment Research Council and IUCN/GEF Seamounts Project C/O Alex D Rogers.
Interior of two very large nearly circular stalked sponges (Caulophacus sp.) These sponges are about 1 meter in diameter.
Copyright : © Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana
Crossota, a deep red medusa found just off the botom of the deep sea. Alaska, Beaufort Sea, North of Point Barrow.
Copyright : © Kevin Raskoff / NOAA / Wikipedia
Mollusk (Order Nudibranchia) swimming on the flank of Davidson Seamount at 1498 meters water depth.
Copyright : © Credit: NOAA/Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
A dumbo octopus displays a body posture never before observed in cirrate octopods.
Copyright : © Image courtesy of the NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.
Hydromedusa
Copyright : © Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program
Dumbo octopus seen while exploring the west wall of Mona Canyon.
Copyright : © Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program
Beautiful white octocoral polyps
Copyright : © Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Mid-Cayman Rise Expedition 2011
Looking straight down the axis of an Iridogorgia coral. Note the large shrimp on the left and a brittle star to the right.
Copyright : © Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana
Hot water (221 C, 430 F) was sampled at the base of this sulfide chimney which is almost 6 meters high.
Copyright : © Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program
Nekton Mission, Bermuda
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Nekton Mission, Bermuda
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Nekton Mission, Bermuda
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Nekton Mission, Bermuda
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A sponge covered with hundreds to thousands of tiny anemones also provides a home to several brittlestars (pink), crinoids or “sea lilies” (yellow), and a basket star (brown).
Copyright : © Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.
Humpback whale in the Sargasso Sea.
Copyright : © Andrew Stevenson
Auteur : Andrew Stevenson
Hydrothermal vents in the Lau Basin.
Copyright : © Photo courtesy of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Charles Fisher, Pennsylvania ...
The pelagic bolitaenid octopus Japatella diaphana.
Copyright : © Sönke Johnsen
Auteur : Sönke Johnsen
Nekton Mission, Bermuda
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Photomosaic of a 13 m-tall carbonate chimney called Ryan. Long term seepage of fluids from steep cliffs bounding the eastern side of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field has resulted in beautiful arrays of narrow pinnacles that reach many tens of meters in height.
Copyright : © Credit: D.S. Kelley and M. Elend, School of Oceanography, University of Washington.
The three-story-tall actively venting carbonate tower called IMAX protrudes from the north face of a much larger edifice called Poseidon in the Lost City Hydrothermal Field. Poseidon rises ~60 m above the surrounding seafloor. The area has been active for >120,000 years.
Copyright : © Credit: D.S. Kelley and M. Elend, School of Oceanography, University of Washington.
A juvenile of the neustonic chondrophore Porpita porpita.
Copyright : © Sönke Johnsen
Auteur : Sönke Johnsen
Squat lobsters are common associates on deep-sea corals, like this one observed at Guyot Ridge.
Copyright : © Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.
Uniquely beautiful jellyfish observed while exploring the informally named “Enigma Seamount” at a depth of 3,700 meters.
Copyright : © Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater ...
An Unidentified Swimming Organism.
Copyright : © Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.
Auteur : NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
Great white shark at Isla Guadalupe, Mexico, August 2006. Shot with Nikon D70s in Ikelite housing, in natural light. Animal estimated at 11-12 feet (3.3 to 3.6 m) in length, age unknown.
Copyright : © Pterantula (Terry Goss) via Wikimedia Commons
Illustrations of potential Outstanding Universal Value in the High Seas.
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