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Manatee and Dr. Margaret Hunter underwater
November 27, 2012

A manatee meets Dr. Margaret Hunter during research at Crystal River

During a research snorkel trip at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Dr. Margaret Hunter comes face to face with a manatee.

Aerial view of coastal marshes along Bayou Dufrene in Louisiana
September 12, 2012

Louisiana's changing coastal wetlands

An aerial view of coastal marshes along Bayou Dufrene, southwest of the town of Dulac in Louisiana's Terrebonne Basin.

Close-up of manatee calf underwater
February 24, 2010

Curious manatee calf approaches scientist at Crystal River, Florida

A curious manatee calf encounters a snorkeling scientist as the USGS Sirenia Project conducts fieldwork at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Brain corals, mangrove prop roots and squirrelfish
December 31, 2009

Corals and mangroves share clear waters

Sediment can smother corals, but Hurricane Hole has no sediment-bearing freshwater streams. Its clear waters are habitat for an entire community of marine life, including Montastrea corals and squirrelfish. Photo: Caroline Rogers, USGS, 2009

Queen angelfish - Hurricane Hole, Virgin Islands
September 18, 2009

Queen angelfish - Hurricane Hole, Virgin Islands

A queen angelfish peers through the safety of the mangrove roots across the rich colors and textures of corals, sponges, urchins, and algae. Queen angelfish feed almost exclusively on sponges, which are abundant in these mangroves.

An ROV claw holds an orange sea animal with feathery, flowing arms deep on the Pacific Ocean floor with sand in the background
October 8, 2004

Stalked Crinoid

D2 manipulator jaws are gently grasping the crown of a stalked crinoid (Phrynocrinidae) for a collection. This crinoid species has only been observed in the Celebes Sea, off Indonesia. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Discovering the Deep: 

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Lake Martin in Louisiana
October 1, 2001

Lake Martin in Louisiana

Lake Martin, a popular spot for bird-watching, fishing and boating, is part of The Nature Conservancy’s Cypress Island Preserve. The site, located in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, is a beautiful example of a bald cypress swamp. The first case of Snake Fungal Disease in a free-ranging wild snake in Louisiana was documented by a USGS scientist from there in 2015.

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Lake Martin in Louisiana
October 1, 2001

Lake Martin in Louisiana

Lake Martin, a popular spot for bird-watching, fishing and boating, is part of The Nature Conservancy’s Cypress Island Preserve. The site, located in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, is a beautiful example of a bald cypress swamp. The first case of Snake Fungal Disease in a free-ranging wild snake in Louisiana was documented by a USGS scientist from there in 2015.

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Black bellied salamander

Black-Bellied Salamander

This black-bellied salamander (Desmognathus quadramaculatus

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