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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.
French angelfish swimming over coral reef

French Angelfish (Pomacanthus paru)

The French angelfish can be found on coral reefs around the Caribbean and as far as New York, Brazil, the Gulf Coast and eastern Atlantic at Ascension Island and St. Paul’s Rocks.

Flamingo Tongue Snail (Cyphoma gibbosum)

The flamingo tongue snail is a few centimeters long but stands out against the sea fan or whip coral it lives on due to its coloring.
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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!

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.
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.

All Aboard with Oceanography Camp for Girls

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

#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.

Learning (& Teaching) Photogrammetry with ANGARI Foundation

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

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Update from the President – December 21, 2021

It's our last update of 2021, and we're simultaneously wrapping up a successful year and…

Erik's ANGARI Intern Blog

Working and Living Aboard a Research Vessel

By Erik Phillips - Fall 2021 Intern For two years, I was a Computer Science…

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Update from the President – October 14, 2021

Can you believe it's already October? It feels like summer just began, and yet, we're…

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