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Close up of a red cushion sea star

Red Cushion Sea Star (Oreaster reticulatus)

Red cushion sea stars are invertebrates with studded, colorful skin and found in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Bahamas.
Oceanic whitetip shark swimming in the open ocean. PC: Atese

Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)

Oceanic whitetip sharks are top ocean predators with rounded white-tipped fins. They are found offshore in the open sea of deep tropical and subtropical waters.
Turtle grass meadow.

Turtle Grass (Thalassia testudinum)

There are 60 species of seagrass found worldwide, and seven of these species grow in Florida, with turtle grass being the most common seagrass found off the coast of Florida.
Orange Christmas tree worm. PC: Sebastien Barreau

Christmas Tree Worm (Spirobranchus giganteus)

The Christmas tree worm is a species of polychaete marine worm that is most commonly associated with hard corals in shallow tropical coral reefs around the world.
Brown pelican sitting on a pier in The Bahamas.

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

The brown pelican is a non-migratory bird that makes its home around shallow waters of the America's Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific coasts.

Behind the Scenes of “Coastal Ocean Explorers: Sharks”

Laura describes what it was like working onboard R/V ANGARI as an intern to support "Coastal Ocean Explorers: Sharks" during Summer 2022.
Atlantic ghost crab resting on Sargassum

Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata)

The Atlantic ghost crab is a common species that can be found along the Atlantic coastline of the United States. 

All Aboard with Oceanography Camp for Girls

By Lydia Pleasants - Fall 2021 to Summer 2022 Intern As an ANGARI intern, my…

Green sea turtle swimming showing carapace

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

The large hard shelled green sea turtle is an endangered species that have been around over 110 million years but faces many threats today.
#ANGARIDeepDive - Floating Sargassum mat.


With over 360 species of this floating algae found around the world, Sargassum is important to the many marine animals that depend on it.
Green moray eel and nurse shark in an underwater cave

Green Moray Eel (Gymnothorax funebris)

The green moray eel is one species out of over 800 other species of eels and they belongs to an order of fish called Anguilliformes.
Green dwarf seahorse anchored to seagrass

Dwarf Seahorse (Hippocampus zosterae)

The dwarf seahorse has a maximum height of 1 inch, making this species the 3rd smallest seahorse in the world.
Common bottlenose dolphin with head above water

Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

The common bottlenose dolphin are a very social and smart species that travel in pods, sometimes consisting of more than 100 dolphins!
Tiger shark in The Bahamas. PC: yfhishinuma (Creative Commons).

Tiger Shark (Galeocerda cuvier)

The tiger shark is mainly a solitary animal found in tropical and temperate waters and is identifiable by the dark stripes running down their bodies.

Learning (& Teaching) Photogrammetry with ANGARI Foundation

  By Nik Varley - Spring & Summer 2021 Intern In 2021, I worked as…

Giant manta ray in Florida. PC: Bryant Turffs

Giant Manta Ray (Mobula birostris)

The largest of the all ray species, the giant manta ray will be found gliding through temperate, tropical and sub-tropical oceans.
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