R/V LAURENTIAN operated by the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory / on the hard at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, 2017. [1444×960]

R/V LAURENTIAN operated by the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory / on the hard at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, 2017. [1444×960]

Gulf of Mexico, 13 December 2017: “This sea cucumber, Enypniastes eximia, spends most of its time on the seafloor, feeding off of surface sediments . . . Common names for these holothurians include Spanish dancer and headless chicken monster,” says NOAA. [1024 x 576] [OS]

Gulf of Mexico, 13 December 2017: “This sea cucumber, Enypniastes eximia, spends most of its time on the seafloor, feeding off of surface sediments . . . Common names for these holothurians include Spanish dancer and headless chicken monster,” says… Continue Reading

NOAA NANCY FOSTER (R352) in dock at Detyens shipyard, Charleston, SC / Launched as torpedo test ship in 1990. Transferred to NOAA in 2001 and converted to conduct coastal research. [1024×1024]

NOAA NANCY FOSTER (R352) in dock at Detyens shipyard, Charleston, SC / Launched as torpedo test ship in 1990. Transferred to NOAA in 2001 and converted to conduct coastal research. [1024×1024]

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Windows to the Deep 2018.” [1920 x 1080] [OS]

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and… Continue Reading