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Endangered Red Hawksbill Sea Turtle Swims Over a Threatened Elkhorn Coral

An Endangered Red Hawksbill Sea Turtle Swims Over a Threatened Elkhorn Coral in Virgin Islands National Park

Credit: Caroline Rogers, U.S. Geological Survey

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Helmet Crab in Puget Sound

Helmet Crab in Puget Sound

Credit: David Ayers, U.S. Geological Survey

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Christmas tree worm

Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus giganteus) found at Lizard Island

Credit: John Huisman, Murdoch University

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Grey reef shark and blacktip shark hovering over pristine coral reef

Grey reef shark and blacktip shark hovering over pristine coral reef at Malden Island, Southern Line Islands, Kiribati

Credit: Enric Sala

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The Antarctic ice fish

The Antarctic ice fish has no red blood pigments (hemoglobin) and no red blood cells.

Credit: J. Gutt, AWI/MARUM, University of Bremen Germany

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Rockfishes Inhabit Oil Platforms

Rockfishes Inhabit Oil Platforms

Credit: Donna Schroeder, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Catostomid&Centrarchid

Catostomid&Centrarchid

Credit: Jake Faulkner, U.S. Geological Survey

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Sea Lion Mob

California Sea Lions

Credit: Daniel Costa, University of California, Santa Cruz

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Sabine's Gull in Flight

Sabine's Gull in Flight

Credit: Don Becker, U.S. Geological Survey

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Green Sea Turtle on Loggerhead Key Beach

Green Sea Turtle on Loggerhead Key Beach

Credit: Kaare Iverson, U.S. Geological Survey

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Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms

Credit: Dr. Barry H. Rosen, U.S. Geological Survey

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Convict Tangs in the Coral Reef at the Palmyra National Wildlife Refuge

Convict Tangs in the Coral Reef at the Palmyra National Wildlife Refuge

Credit: Kevin Lafferty, U.S. Geological Survey

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Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) taking flight offshore of Capitola, California

Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) taking flight offshore of Capitola, California, in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Credit: Jonathan Felis, U.S. Geological Survey

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Rhinecanthus verrucosus

Rhinecanthus verrucosus

Credit: Jack Randall, Bishop Museum, Hawaii

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