This page provides links to hundreds of images and videos of the living ocean, according to the following categories. Click on any image to view the entire collection.

Vertebrates: Fish / Skates and Eels / Sharks / Marine Mammals

Invertebrates: Sponges / Jellyfish, sea anemones / Corals / Sea stars, brittle stars, and sea urchins / Molluscs / Crabs and shrimp

Seafloor: Geologic features / Habitat / Bacterial Mats / Hydrates


Vertebrates

Band wing flyingfish A blackskate, a grenadier, sponges and anemones Cuban dogfish Breaching humpback.

Fish
Phylum Chordata

Skates and Eels
Phylum Chordata

Sharks
Phylum Chordata

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Invertebrates

large hexactinellid sponge Deep sea anemone corals video Giant red brittle star

Sponges
Phylum Porifera

Jellyfish, sea anemones
Phylum Cnidaria

Corals
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa

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A close-up view of an Amphipod. Live nautiliniellid worm. Foraminifera

Molluscs, octopi
Phylum Mollusca

Crabs, shrimp
Phylum Arthropoda

Marine Worms
Phylum Arthropoda

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Seafloor

Chimney sample embedded with "fossilized" tubeworms. Thick clouds of fish around one of the basalt spires at Alderdice Bank Orange bacterial mat Outcrop of white gas hydrate
A herbarium sheet with red algae
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camera icon Ocean Explorer Channel Videos External Link

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Gulf of Mexico 2012, Spectacular New Shipwreck Discovery   NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Gulf of Mexico 2012, Deep-Sea Marine Life   NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Extraordinary 'Highlight' video Sangihe Talaud Region Indonesia   Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Mariana Arc Highlight Video

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Gulf of Mexico 2012, Spectacular New Shipwreck Discovery

 

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Gulf of Mexico 2012, Deep-Sea Marine Life

 

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Extraordinary "Leg 2 Highlight" video Sangihe Talaud Region Indonesia

 

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Mariana Arc Highlight Video

             
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer 'Highlight' video offshore Kona, Hawaii   NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Extraordinary 'Highlight' video Sangihe Talaud Region Indonesia   NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: INDEX-SATAL 2010: Google Earth Virtual Tour   NOAA Titanic Expedition 2004: Breathtaking Wreck Footage

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Galápagos Rift, New Hydrothermal Vent Discovered 7/23/2011

 

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Extraordinary "Leg 3 Highlight" video Sangihe Talaud Region Indonesia

 

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: INDEX-SATAL 2010: Google Earth Virtual Tour

 

camera icon NOAA Titanic Expedition 2004: Breathtaking Wreck Footage

             
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer 'Highlight' video offshore Kona, Hawaii Northeast Lau Response Cruise (NELRC) 2009: West Mata Prometheus Flame Lophelia II 2008: Extraordinary Redeye Gaper Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Deep Scope 2004: A 'New Species' Of Squid Found at 1600ft

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer "Highlight" video offshore Kona, Hawaii

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Mid-Cayman Rise 2011, Chemosynthetic Life in Atlantic waters 8/9/2011

camera icon Lophelia II 2008: Extraordinary Redeye Gaper “Gulf of Mexico Deepwater”

camera icon Deep Scope 2004: A 'New Species' Of Squid Found at 1600ft

             
Cayman Islands Twilight Zone 2007: Extreme SCUBA Diving The Hidden Ocean, Arctic 2005: Experience Under-Ice Diving Arctic 2002: Breathtaking Under-Ice Diving Photography Northeast Lau Response Cruise (NELRC) 2009: West Mata Prometheus Flame

camera icon Cayman Islands Twilight Zone 2007: Extreme SCUBA Diving

camera icon The Hidden Ocean, Arctic 2005: Experience Under-Ice Diving

camera icon Arctic 2002: Breathtaking Under-Ice Diving Photography

camera icon Northeast Lau Response Cruise (NELRC) 2009: West Mata Prometheus Flame

             
Vailulu'u 2005: Nafanua Submarine Volcano 'Eel City' Mountains in the Sea 2003: Discover New England Seamount's Tour The NOAA Aquarius Underwater Laboratory Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Brimstone Pit ROV Close Call

camera icon Vailulu'u 2005: Nafanua Submarine Volcano "Eel City"

camera icon Mountains in the Sea 2003: Discover New England Seamount's

camera icon Tour The NOAA Aquarius Underwater Laboratory

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Brimstone Pit ROV Close Call

             
Deep Slope 2006: Alvin Submersible "Brine Lake Wave 7644 ft" Gulf of Alaska 2002: Exploring Alaska's Seamounts Highlights Submarine Ring of Fire 2004: Extraordinary Champagne Vent Deep Scope 2004: Six-Gill Shark 'Attacking bait at 1600ft'

camera icon Deep Slope 2006: Alvin Submersible "Brine Lake Wave 7644 ft"

camera icon Gulf of Alaska 2002: Exploring Alaska's Seamounts Highlights

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2004: Extraordinary Champagne Vent

camera icon Deep Scope 2004: Six-Gill Shark 'Attacking bait at 1600ft'

             
Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: NW Rota1 Brimstone Pit Erupting Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Daikoku Volcano Molten Sulfur Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron Volcano Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Amazing Daikoku Tonguefish

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: NW Rota1 Brimstone Pit Erupting

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Daikoku Volcano Molten Sulfur

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron Volcano

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Amazing Daikoku Tonguefish

             
Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea 2007: Close-Up! Submarine Ring of Fire 2004: Brimstone Pit Sulfur Eruptions! Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 2003: Unidentified Squid Bioluminescence 2009: Living Light on the Deep Sea Floor: Six-Gill Shark Mystery

camera icon Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea 2007: Close-Up!

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2004: Brimstone Pit Sulfur Eruptions!

camera icon Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 2003: Unidentified Squid

camera icon Bioluminescence 2009: Living Light on the Deep Sea Floor: Six-Gill Shark Mystery

             
Islands In The Stream 2001: Whale Shark Close Encounter NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Commissioning The Hidden Ocean, Arctic 2005: BoreoAtlantic Armhook Squid Operation Deep Scope 2005: Eye-in-the-Sea Bioluminescence

camera icon Islands In The Stream 2001: Whale Shark Close Encounter

camera icon NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Commissioning

camera icon The Hidden Ocean, Arctic 2005: BoreoAtlantic Armhook Squid

camera icon Operation Deep Scope 2005: Eye-in-the-Sea Bioluminescence

             
Lophelia II 2009: Seafloor Walking Graneledone Octopus Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Sulfur Cauldron Tonguefish Davidson Seamount Exploration 2002: "Deep Sea Toad" Robotic Arm Capture Islands in the Stream 2002: Bioluminescing Deep Sea Coral

camera icon Lophelia II 2009: "Seafloor Walking" Graneledone Octopus

camera icon Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Sulfur Cauldron Tonguefish

camera icon Davidson Seamount Exploration 2002: "Deep Sea Toad" Robotic Arm Capture

camera icon Islands in the Stream 2002: Bioluminescing Deep Sea Coral

             
Bioluminescence 2009: 'How To Capture A Sea Cucumber'   Gulf of Mexico 2003: Extraordinary Biological Diversity   Gulf of Alaska 2002: Exploring Alaska's Seamounts Highlights   Life on the Edge 2005: Investigating Gulf of Mex Coral Reefs

camera icon Bioluminescence 2009: "How To Capture A Sea Cucumber"

 

camera icon Gulf of Mexico 2003: Extraordinary Biological Diversity

 

camera icon Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 2003: Monk Seal at 1781 feet

 

camera icon Life on the Edge 2005: Investigating Gulf of Mex Coral Reefs

             
Lophelia II 2008: Extraordinary Redeye Gaper Gulf of Mexico Deepwater            

camera icon Florida Coast Deep Corals 2005: Ocean Sunfish "Mola Mola"